Henry Krueger (1881 - 1962)

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Henry Krueger
1881 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
Henry Krueger was born on October 21, 1881. He died in September 1962 at 80 years of age. We know that Henry Krueger had been residing in California.


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Henry Krueger passed away in September 1962 at 80 years old. He was born on October 21, 1881. We are unaware of information about Henry's immediate family. We know that Henry Krueger had been residing in California.
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In 1881, in the year that Henry Krueger was born, on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

In 1898, at the age of 17 years old, Henry was alive when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1904, at the age of 23 years old, Henry was alive when the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1915, Henry was 34 years old when The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1962, in the year of Henry Krueger's passing, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

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Texas, United States
Henry M Krueger
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Henry A Krueger
Born: around 1926
Minnesota, United States
Henry W Jr Krueger
Born: around 1919
Colorado, United States
Henry F Krueger
Born: around 1913
Illinois, United States
Henry Krueger
Born: around 1901
Illinois, United States
Henry W Krueger
Born: around 1912
Wisconsin, United States
Henry C Jr Krueger
Born: around 1913
United States
Henry F Krueger
Born: around 1916
Wisconsin, United States
Henry Krueger
Born: around 1906
Wisconsin, United States
Henry C Krueger
Born: around 1916
United States
Henry W Krueger
Born: around 1915
Wisconsin, United States
Henry W Krueger
Born: around 1914
United States
Henry C Krueger
Born: around 1917
United States
Henry F Krueger
Born: around 1910
Florida, United States
Henry A Krueger
Born: around 1918
Connecticut, United States
Henry B Krueger
Born: around 1926
North Dakota, United States
Henry A Krueger
Born: around 1923
Wisconsin, United States
Henry F Krueger
Born: around 1909
Wisconsin, United States
Henry F Krueger
Born: around 1909
Rhode Island, United States

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Theodore Krueger
Apr 11, 1917 - May 24, 1989
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Bertram Krueger
Mar 28, 1891 - August 1972
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Rebecca M Krueger
May 3, 1902 - Mar 1, 2006
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Juanita Galbreath Krueger
May 11, 1921 - Jul 24, 2009
Bakersfield, California
William D Krueger
Dec 28, 1913 - Mar 18, 1996
Spokane, WA
Mary E Krueger
Sep 24, 1922 - Dec 29, 1996
Whittier, CA
Otto G Krueger
Apr 24, 1928 - Jun 1, 2009
Post Falls, ID
Chloetta Krueger
May 5, 1923 - May 2, 2009
College Place, WA
Rosella S Krueger
Dec 30, 1895 - Jul 28, 1988
Seattle, WA
Alfred W Krueger
May 20, 1920 - Sep 17, 2003
San Antonio, TX
Joan B Krueger
Oct 8, 1921 - Apr 8, 2006
Spanaway, WA
Olga Krueger
Nov 17, 1894 - October 1971
Colfax, Washington
Kenzie R Krueger
Mar 4, 2002 - Jul 25, 2002
Julius Krueger
Jun 26, 1887 - May 1963
Kenneth Krueger
Nov 28, 1915 - March 1983
Steilacoom, Washington
Walter Krueger
Oct 18, 1896 - May 1980
Montesano, Washington
Glen H Krueger
Apr 8, 1917 - Aug 4, 1988
Seattle, WA
Ed Krueger
Mar 7, 1910 - January 1968
William L Krueger
Aug 30, 1922 - Apr 12, 2001
Yuba City, CA
Walter Krueger
Mar 9, 1915 - April 1982
Bakersfield, California

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