George Ferris (1888 - 1962)

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George Ferris
1888 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
George Ferris was born on August 15, 1888. He died in December 1962 at 74 years of age. We know that George Ferris had been residing in Utah.


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George Ferris died in December 1962 at 74 years of age. He was born on August 15, 1888. There is no information about George's family. We know that George Ferris had been residing in Utah.
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In 1888, in the year that George Ferris was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1906, at the age of 18 years old, George was alive when abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1944, at the age of 56 years old, George was alive 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.

In 1957, at the age of 69 years old, George was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1962, in the year of George Ferris's passing, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

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around 1897 - Mar 22, 1945
George Arthur Ferris
around 1913 - May 29, 1940
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Died: Jan 27, 1917
George W Ferris
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
George W Ferris
Born: around 1906
New York, United States
George Ferris
Born: around 1909
New Jersey, United States
George W Ferris
Born: around 1918
Nevada, United States
George O Ferris
Born: around 1920
California, United States
George B Jr Ferris
Born: around 1917
California, United States
George C Ferris
Born: around 1907
Illinois, United States
George Ferris
Born: around 1903
West Virginia, United States
George E Jr Ferris
Born: around 1917
Indiana, United States
George W Ferris
Born: around 1918
Ohio, United States
George A Ferris
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
George A Ferris
Born: around 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
George Ferris
Born: around 1921
Pennsylvania, United States
George E Ferris
Born: around 1919
Pennsylvania, United States
George W Ferris
Born: around 1915
Virginia, United States
George Ferris
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
George P Ferris
Born: around 1917
Pennsylvania, United States

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Aug 27, 1910 - Oct 11, 1994
Weiser, ID
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Jun 12, 1923 - April 1987
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Ora C Ferris
Jan 10, 1880 - Feb 1, 1967
Creswell, OR
Helen M Ferris
Feb 14, 1910 - Sep 4, 2003
Caldwell, ID
Larry G Ferris
Jun 22, 1944 - Nov 20, 2002
Elko, NV
Glen Ferris
Aug 13, 1912 - October 1974
Maple Valley, Washington
Ruth v Ferris
Jan 8, 1911 - Jul 10, 2001
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Louis Ferris
Oct 13, 1914 - July 1978
Mountain Grove, Missouri
Edward E Ferris
Aug 29, 1909 - Jan 13, 2002
Mason, MI
William Ferris
Jul 16, 1883 - August 1974
American Fork, Utah
Ruth v Ferris
Jul 24, 1901 - Jan 27, 2000
Leavenworth, KS
Nina Ferris
Sep 8, 1909 - January 1985
Orlando, Florida
Arthur Ferris
Apr 7, 1907 - June 1968
Margaret v Ferris
Sep 6, 1907 - Mar 12, 2003
Littleton, CO
Lois A Ferris
Sep 23, 1924 - Feb 13, 2006
Casper, WY
Leona Ferris
Nov 1, 1900 - September 1976
American Fork, Utah
Dwight W Ferris Jr
Aug 18, 1984 - Jun 28, 2001
Fort Washakie, WY
Marie Ferris
Jul 7, 1897 - Feb 4, 1989
Gainesville, FL
Clifford D Ferris
May 29, 1933 - Feb 16, 2010
Laramie, WY
Gladys M Ferris
Oct 21, 1905 - Aug 18, 1993
Manville, WY

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Ernest Cooley
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