Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA



 


Notizen: Wikipedia 2016:
Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa and is the county seat of Linn County. The city lies on both banks of the Cedar River, 20 miles (32 km) north of Iowa City and 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Des Moines, the state's capital and largest city. Until massive flooding in 2008, the city's government was headquartered in the Veterans Memorial Building, near the Linn County Courthouse and jail on Mays Island in the Cedar River; Cedar Rapids was one of a few cities in the world, along with Paris, France, with governmental offices on a municipal island.
A flourishing center for arts and culture in Eastern Iowa, the city is home to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, the Paramount Theatre, Theatre Cedar Rapids, the African-American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa, and the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance. Cedar Rapids is an economic hub of the state, located in the core of the Interstate 380. Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor of Linn, Benton, Cedar, Jones, Johnson, and Washington counties. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 126,326.
The estimated population of the three-county Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the nearby cities of Marion and Hiawatha, was 255,452 in 2008.
Cedar Rapids has been residence to famous figures for the United States, including American Gothic painter Grant Wood, journalist and historian William L. Shirer, writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten, and aerodynamics pioneer Dr. Alexander Lippisch. In the 1990s and 2000s, Hollywood would feature several Cedar Rapidians including actors Bobby Driscoll, Ashton Kutcher, Elijah Wood, and Ron Livingston. The area has also produced a number of professional athletes such as Ryan Sweeney, Trent Green, Zach Johnson, and Kurt Warner, as well as Mark Walter, co-owner and chairman of baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers. The city is also the setting for a musical, The Pajama Game and the comedy film Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids is nicknamed the "City of Five Seasons", for the "fifth season", which is time to enjoy the other four. The symbol of the five seasons is the Tree of Five Seasons sculpture in downtown along the north river bank. The name "Five Seasons" and representations of the sculpture appear throughout the city in many forms.
History:
The first permanent settler, Osgood Shepherd, arrived in 1838. When Cedar Rapids was first established in 1838, William Stone named the town Columbus. In 1841 it was resurveyed and renamed by N.B. Brown and his associates. They named the town Cedar Rapids for the rapids in the Cedar River at the site, and the river itself was named for the large number of red cedar trees that grew along its banks. Cedar Rapids was incorporated on January 15, 1849. Cedar Rapids annexed the community of Kingston in 1870.
The economic growth of Cedar Rapids increased in 1871 upon the founding of the Sinclair meatpacking company.
In 2010, the Census Bureau reported Cedar Rapids' population as 87.98% white, and 5.58% black.
During the Iowa flood of 2008, the Cedar River reached a record high of 31.12 feet (9.49 m) on June 13, 2008, the previous record was 20 feet (6.1 m) surpassing the 500-year flood plain. 1,126 city blocks were flooded, or more than 10 square miles (26 km2), 561 city blocks were severely damaged, on both banks of the Cedar River. This is 14% of the city's total area. There were a total of 7,749 flooded properties that had to be evacuated, 5,900 were homes, and 310 were city facilities including the City Hall, Central Fire Station, Main Public Library, Ground Transportation Center, Public Works building, and Animal Control building. It is estimated 1300 or more properties are to be demolished in the Cedar Rapids area because of the flood.[

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Ort : Geographische Breite: 41.9778795, Geographische Länge: -91.66562320000003


Geburt

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   Nachname, Taufnamen    Geburt    Personen-Kennung 
1 Bowersox, James Joseph  24 Sep 1941Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I165526
2 Brimeyer, Joshhua Daniel  11 Jan 1975Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I151365
3 Fisher, Florence M.  30 Dez 1915Cedar Rapids, linn County, Iowa, USA I149191
4 Flewelling, Joyce D.  19 Mrz 1945Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I161864
5 Kloubec, Richard Eugene  11 Okt 1941Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I165453
6 Liddle, Bertha Jane  6 Jan 1891Cedar Rapids, linn County, Iowa, USA I148779
7 Raisek, Marie  7 Dez 1885Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I125903
8 Whiting, Robert Eugene  19 Apr 1922Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I165463

Gestorben

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   Nachname, Taufnamen    Gestorben    Personen-Kennung 
1 Arduser, Paul Benjamin  11 Feb 2003Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I171689
2 Astor, Dorothy Mae  6 Aug 2003Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I158705
3 Bowersox, Laura Ann  5 Dez 1949Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I165509
4 Brimeyer, Joshhua Daniel  11 Jan 1975Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I151365
5 Dreyer, Maria Henrietta  Mai 1966Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149163
6 Dummermuth, Floyd Christ  Dez 1983Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149179
7 Epp, Lamoine Richard  2 Okt 1997Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I94581
8 Ferrie, Raphael William  5 Nov 1973Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149114
9 Ferring, Jeanne M.  8 Nov 1996Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148600
10 Ferring, William Bernard  16 Jun 1988Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148592
11 Gaul, Alvin Ralph  23 Mrz 2002Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I150110
12 Genzlinger, Lydia Barbara Justine  18 Jan 1972Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I125825
13 Knodel, Magdalena  5 Feb 1991Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I85516
14 Konzen, Clarice E.  23 Jan 2001Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149178
15 Kruse, Rev Donald E.  Feb 1992Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I150094
16 Laughead, Amber Rose  31 Mai 1999Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149954
17 Leichtman, Sylvester B.  17 Jan 2001Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149222
18 Link, Orvelyn  12 Dez 2005Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I151354
19 Lucas, Raymond M.  30 Mai 2012Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148421
20 Nehl, Donald Gilbert  9 Mrz 2015Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149394
21 Nehl, Joan Eustella  28 Feb 2006Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149395
22 Ries, Dale Edward  11 Dez 1962Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I147848
23 Walston, Sandra Sue  10 Nov 2014Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148659

Begraben

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   Nachname, Taufnamen    Begraben    Personen-Kennung 
1 Cummings, Naomi  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149115
2 Dummermuth, Floyd Christ  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149179
3 Ferrie, Raphael William  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149114
4 Fisher, Florence M.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149191
5 Flewelling, Joyce D.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I161864
6 German, Ivan Alan  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I147824
7 Konzen, Clarice E.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149178
8 Konzen, Elmer Matthew  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148291
9 Konzen, Merle Vernon  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149190
10 Konzen, Peter Huber  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149147
11 Konzen, Rita Mathilda Hanna - wife of  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148292
12 Liddle, Bertha Jane  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148779
13 Lucas, Raymond M.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148421
14 Maiers, Gerald G.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148433
15 Maiers, Norma - wife of  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I148434
16 Nehl, John H.  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I149391
17 Staebell, Joseph William  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA I147823

Verheiratet

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   Familie    Verheiratet    Familien-Kennung 
1 Arduser / Aman  23 Aug 1944Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA F56766