Alagene Herring (1928 - 1970)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Alagene Herring’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Alagene so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Alagene’s biography.

Alagene Herring Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Alagene Herring and their immediate Herring family. Add to Alagene Herring's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Alagene.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Alagene Herring? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Alagene move a lot? Did they emigrate from another country? Add Alagene's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Alagene finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Alagene attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Alagene did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Alagene Herring is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Alagene's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Alagene's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Alagene a religious person? Add Alagene’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Alagene during various points of their life.

Timeline

1928 - In the year that Alagene Herring was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1931 - By the time this person was only 3 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1944 - This person was 16 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1964 - When this person was 36 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1970 - In the year of Alagene Herring's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

Alagene Herring Family Tree

Who was Alagene’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Alagene’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Alagene's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Alagene Herring
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Alagene's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Alagene Herring is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Alagene Herring passed away in November 1970 at 42 years of age. There is no known cause of death. Alagene was born on September 23, 1928. We have no information about Alagene's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Alagene Herring? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Alagene is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Alagene Herring

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources