Zack Ferguson (1900 - 1980)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Zack Ferguson Biography & Family History

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

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Zack.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Zack did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Zack Ferguson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Zack's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Zack's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Zack a religious man? Add Zack’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Zack during various points of his life.

Timeline

1900 - In the year that Zack Ferguson was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

1904 - He was only 4 years old when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

1942 - At the age of 42 years old, Zack was alive when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

1950 - Zack was 50 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

1980 - In the year of Zack Ferguson's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

Zack Ferguson Family Tree

Who was Zack’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Zack’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Zack's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Zack Ferguson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

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

Zack Ferguson passed away in June 1980 at 80 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was born on April 4, 1900. We are unaware of information about Zack's family. We know that Zack Ferguson had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Zack Ferguson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources