Violet M Petrowski

Brief Life History of Violet M

When Violet M Petrowski was born on 16 August 1929, in Edgar, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John M Petrowski, was 22 and her mother, Tress Kordus, was 19. She lived in Emmet, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 29 March 2000, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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Violet M Petrowski

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  • Violet Petrowski in household of John Petrowski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Violet M Petrowski - Published information: birth-name: Violet M Petrowski
  • Violet M Gottung, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized form of Polish Pietrowski and Piotrowski , and a very rare Polish variant of these surnames.

Altered form of Ukrainian Petrovsky , Czech and Slovak Petrovský. Compare Petrowsky and Petrusky .

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

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