Lillian Egger (1894 - 1983)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Lillian Egger’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Lillian so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Lillian’s biography.

Lillian Egger Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Lillian Egger and her immediate Egger family. Add to Lillian Egger's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Lillian.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Lillian Egger? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Lillian finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Lillian attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Lillian did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Lillian Egger is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Lillian's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Lillian's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Lillian a religious woman? Add Lillian’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Lillian during various points of her life.

Timeline

1894 - In the year that Lillian Egger was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1938 - Lillian was 44 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1973 - By the time she was 79 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1978 - When she was 84 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

1983 - In the year of Lillian Egger's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

Lillian Egger Family Tree

Who was Lillian’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Lillian’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Lillian's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Lillian Egger
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Lillian's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Lillian Egger is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Lillian Egger passed away in June 1983 at age 88. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on September 26, 1894. We have no information about Lillian's immediate family. We know that Lillian Egger had been residing in Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Lillian Egger? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Lillian is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Lillian Egger

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources