Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen (born 1917)

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Celestine C Degen
1917 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen was born around 1917. She married Henry J. Degen on January 30, 1982 in Texas. We know that Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen had been residing in Texas.

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Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen & Henry J. Degen

January 30, 1982Hidalgo County, TX
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Henry J. Degen
Born: around 1908
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She was born around 1917. Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen married Henry J. Degen on January 30, 1982 in Texas. We know that Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen had been residing in Texas.
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In 1917, in the year that Celestine C. (Wuertzer) Degen was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1939, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1951, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1994, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Other Degens

Donald C. Degen
Born: around 1953
TX
Lori J. (Frosch) Degen
Born: around 1955
TX
Harold O. Degen
Born: around 1923
TX
Mary K. (Boyd) Degen
Born: around 1920
TX
Joseph A. Degen Jr
Born: around 1969
TX
Sarah C. (Jordan) Degen
Born: around 1969
TX
William L. Degen Jr
Feb 7, 1957 - Jun 26, 1997
TX
Sheila D. (Mckinney) Degen
Born: around 1964
TX
Everett T. Degen
Born: around 1973
TX
Stephanie I. (Wiest) Degen
Born: around 1972
TX
Christine Y. (Bennett) Degen
Born: around 1968
TX
Edward G. Degen
Born: around 1963
TX
Elizabeth D. (Moran) Degen
Born: around 1962
TX
Abraham Degen
around 1864 - Jan 7, 1929
Ada Degen
around 1893 - Jan 20, 1927
Andrew Degen
around 1876 - Aug 3, 1927
Anna Degen
around 1861 - Feb 10, 1905
Anna Degen
around 1916 - Mar 25, 1917
Anna Degen
around 1894 - Oct 12, 1947

Other Bios

Ronald J. Degenova
Born: around 1951
TX
Alba M. (Coronel) Degenova
Born: around 1952
TX
Barry T. Degeorge
Born: around 1951
TX
Vivian K. (Mize) Degeorge
Born: around 1956
TX
Gasper M. Degeorge
Born: around 1930
TX
Elizabeth L. (Cohea) Degeorge
Born: around 1954
TX
Verlyn J. Deger
Born: around 1930
TX
Shadeen (Money) Deger
Born: around 1946
TX
Avite Degeyter Iii
Born: around 1958
TX
Pamela L. (Rodrigue) Degeyter
Born: around 1962
TX
Albert Deglay
Born: around 1961
TX
Tamara K. (Hetsler) Deglay
Born: around 1964
TX
Faron L. Degn
Born: around 1960
TX
Dana L. (Teeple) Degn
Born: around 1963
TX
Roger E. Degnan
Born: around 1958
TX
Sherri L. (Taylor) Degnan
Born: around 1959
TX
William E. Degnan
Born: around 1957
TX
Catherine O. (Steele) Degnan
Born: around 1952
TX
Delton W. Degner
Born: around 1934
TX
Patricia A. (Rice) Degner
Born: around 1938
TX
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