Holland Geiger (1912 - 1987)

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Lake City, Columbia County, Florida

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Judit Geiger

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Charlotte Elizabeth (Lottie) Turkett & James Derrick Geiger

Charlotte Elizabeth (Lottie) Turkett & James Derrick Geiger

Old Cutler Road Post Office

Old Cutler Road Post Office

Ernest L. Geiger

Ernest L. Geiger

Geiger Family 1995

Geiger Family 1995

1st. Lt John William Geiger Jr.

1st. Lt John William Geiger Jr.

Alexander Paul and Emma Jane Barksdale Geiger

Alexander Paul and Emma Jane Barksdale Geiger

Emma Jane Barksdale Geiger

Emma Jane Barksdale Geiger

Unknown Florida Couple

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Geiger Brothers

Geiger Brothers

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1912 - In the year that Holland Geiger was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1924 - When this person was only 12 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1936 - At the age of 24 years old, Holland was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1943 - This person was 31 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1987 - In the year of Holland Geiger's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Holland Geiger died in March 1987 at age 74. No cause of death has been listed. Holland was born on December 23, 1912. There is no information about Holland's family or relationships. We know that Holland Geiger had been residing in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida.

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