Alice Vester (1906 - 1988)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Alice Vester Biography & Family History

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

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Alice.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Alice did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Alice Vester is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Alice's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Alice's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Alice a religious woman? Add Alice’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Alice during various points of her life.

Timeline

1906 - In the year that Alice Vester was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1917 - She was just 11 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

1936 - When she was 30 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1983 - Alice was 77 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

1988 - In the year of Alice Vester's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Alice Vester Family Tree

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

Alice's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Alice Vester
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

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

Alice Vester passed away in December 1988 at age 82. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on July 10, 1906. We are unaware of information about Alice's family or relationships. We know that Alice Vester had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Alice Vester

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources