Individual Record 245

Name}   Berge, Louis Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 16 Dec 1923 Place} East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Marr.: Date} Fam 14 Jan 1950 Place} Presbyterian Church, Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 10 Dec 1979 Place} Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Aft 10 Dec 1979 Place} Ashes at sea
  Grave Marker} No
Source 1}   50 = Family notes
Source 2} 217 = Interview
Source 3} 1032=1930 USA cen
Source 4} 2045=Newspaper
Source 5} 536 = Death record
Source 6} 542 = S.S. record
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Parents: } Parents not traced
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} 443 = Maplewood Twp., Essex, New Jersey
      Occupation 1} Mechanical engineer
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Miller, Margaret Janice
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Louis Berge was born 16 Dec 1923 in East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, to Louis and Florence Berge.  His father Louis had been born in Connecticutt, and his parents in France.  His mother Florence had been born in New Jersey, and her father in Germany.  In the 1930 U.S. census the family was living at 268 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, New Jersey.  His father was a sales manager for vacuum cleaners.  His maternal grandfather Dietrich Hoesly lived with the family.  The family is not found in the 1940 U.S. census.

Louis attended Newark schools and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  At the time of his engagement in Oct 1949 he was employed as an engineer with Western Union.

Louis married Margaret Janice Miller on 14 Jan 1950 in the Presbyterian Church in Metuchen, New Jersey.  Their first daughter was born in New Jersey.  Sometime between 1954 and 1957, they moved to Southern California, where their second daughter was born.  Louis worked for Lockheed in California as an engineer.  His wife Margaret also worked for Lockheed.

Louis died suddenly on 19 Dec 1979 at the age of 55 years while playing golf.  His wife Margaret died 20 Dec 1993.  Both his and her ashes were scattered at sea.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Bachelor of Science       or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Heart attack
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 28 Jun 2018
Date Created}  29 Aug 1993
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