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Adam George GEYER, Jr.

Adam George GEYER, Jr.

Male 1926 - 2010  (84 years)

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  • Name Adam George GEYER 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 24 Jan 1926  New Milford, Bergen, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    EDUC Montclair State College, Fordham University PhD 
    OCCU Math teacher, school principal, professor 
    Died 26 Jul 2010  Carolina Shores, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I617  The Turses
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2012 

    Father Adam George GEYER,   b. Abt 1891, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1960, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Jessie TURSE,   b. Abt 1902, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1971  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Cynthia Joyce GEYER
     2. Pamela GEYER
     3. Claudia GEYER
     4. Adam George GEYER, III
     5. Edward GEYER
     6. Michael GEYER
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1926 - New Milford, Bergen, NJ Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Dr. Geyer was born January 24, 1926 in New Milford, N.J., the only child of the late Adam George and Jessie Turse Geyer. He attended and graduated from Westwood High School in 1943. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Army. He served in the 395th Infantry - 99th Division. His tour included Central Europe, Ardennes and the Rhineland. He was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge and Bronze Star. He continued his affiliation with the 99th Division Association throughout his life.

      After his discharge in 1946, he attended Montclair State Teacher's College and he graduated in 1950 with a B.A. in Mathematics. In 1954, he received an M.A. in Administration and Supervision from Montclair. In 1972, he earned his PhD in Education from Fordham University, New York.

      He began his career in education as a math teacher at Westwood Sr. High School in 1951 and became vice principal there in 1957. He later became principal of Westwood Junior High School in 1964. In 1968, he became a professor in the Department of Professional Education at William Paterson College, now William Paterson University, in Wayne, NJ. He was a professor there from 1968 to 1988.

  • Sources 
    1. [S667] 1930 Census.

    2. [S668] Dr. Adam Geyer Obit.