Leo Groneck

11 September 1895–May 1971 (Age 75)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Leo

When Leo Groneck was born on 11 September 1895, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, James Lawrence Groneck, was 28 and his mother, Minnie, was 26. He died in May 1971, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 6
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 21
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for someone who sold or cultivated grapes, from grono ‘grape’.

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

Sources (5)

  • Leo B Groneck, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Leo B Groneck, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Leo Groneck - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth: 11 September 1895; Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

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