Gardner Reese Lange

16 June 1898–27 April 1986 (Age 87)
Augusta, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gardner Reese

When Gardner Reese Lange was born on 16 June 1898, in Augusta, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, August William Lange, was 34 and his mother, Ella Mae Gardner, was 29. He married Mildred Nina Hodges on 11 April 1925, in Latah, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Moran Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1986, in Ephrata, Grant, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ewartsville, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gardner Reese Lange
Mildred Nina Hodges
Marriage: 11 April 1925
Mary Gardner Lange
William Lange

Spouse and Children

11 April 1925
Latah, Idaho, United States


    Mary Gardner Lange


    William Lange


Parents and Siblings

    August William Lange


    Ella Mae Gardner




World Events (8)

1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 1

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German and Scandinavian: variant of Lang .2 French (L’Ange): nickname from ange ‘angel’, with the definite article l’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gardner Lang in household of Aug Lang, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Gardner Langs in household of August Langs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gardner Lange, "United States Census, 1940"

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