Joseph A Koch

27 March 1893–16 November 1948 (Age 55)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph A

When Joseph A Koch was born on 27 March 1893, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Philip Koch, was 38 and his mother, Emma Christine Borke, was 27. He lived in Woodlawn, Aliquippa, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 16 November 1948, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Philip Koch
Emma Christine Borke
Georginam Margaritam(Georgina Marie Christine) Koch
Philip Richard Koch
Joseph A Koch
Lillian Wilhelmina Koch
Alamanda Louise Koch
Robert George Koch
Rose Marie Koch

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Koch


    Emma Christine Borke




    Georginam Margaritam(Georgina Marie Christine) Koch




    Lillian Wilhelmina Koch


    Alamanda Louise Koch


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 15

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German koch, German Koch ‘cook’ (cognate with Latin coquus). The name in this sense is widespread throughout eastern and central Europe, and is also well established in Denmark.2 Czech and Slovak: from a pet form of any of several medieval personal names beginning with Ko-, for example Kochan, Kocián, Kojata, and Kosmas.3 Polish: nickname from kochać ‘to love’ ( see Kochan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Koch in household of Philipp Koch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph A Koch in household of Philip Koch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph A Koch, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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