William Geiss

(1893 - 1972)

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William Geiss
1893 - 1972
Born
July 31, 1893
Death
January 1972
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Arkansas 72861
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William Geiss was born on July 31, 1893. He died in January 1972 at age 78. We know that William Geiss had been residing in Arkansas 72861.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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William Geiss passed away in January 1972 at 78 years of age. He was born on July 31, 1893. There is no information about William's surviving family. We know that William Geiss had been residing in Arkansas 72861.

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In 1893, in the year that William Geiss was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1905, when he was only 12 years old, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1910, when he was 17 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1945, at the age of 52 years old, William was alive when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1972, in the year of William Geiss's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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