John Niedermyer (1892 - 1968)

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John Niedermyer
1892 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
John Niedermyer was born on September 22, 1892. He died in January 1968 at 75 years of age. We know that John Niedermyer had been residing in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 25302.

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John Niedermyer died in January 1968 at 75 years of age. He was born on September 22, 1892. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Niedermyer had been residing in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 25302.
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In 1892, in the year that John Niedermyer was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1911, John was 19 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1929, he was 37 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1957, by the time he was 65 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1968, in the year of John Niedermyer's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Jun 15, 1901 - July 1975
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Nov 4, 1915 - Feb 20, 1999
Cottonwood, CA
Hilda D Niedermyer
Apr 16, 1912 - Aug 19, 2005
Omaha, NE
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Dec 7, 1881 - November 1962
Iowa
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Apr 8, 1887 - December 1973
Pisgah, Iowa
Theodore Niedermyer
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Logan, Iowa
Bertha Niedermyer
Jun 2, 1890 - July 1973
Pisgah, Iowa
Robin R Niedermyer
Aug 21, 1963 - Apr 17, 2006
Otto Niedermyer
Nov 9, 1876 - March 1969
Los Angeles, California
Robert J Niedermyer
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Pennsylvania, United States

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