Viola K. Adam

Brief Life History of Viola K.

When Viola K. Adam was born on 23 June 1889, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Fred Adam IV, was 45 and her mother, Hermina Bosshard, was 32. She married Charles Luther Bogue on 8 September 1917, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 20 August 1961, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Luther Bogue
1887–1947
Viola K. Adam
1889–1961
Marriage: 8 September 1917
Babbie Bogue
1922–2003
Bruce Bogue
1924–2006

Sources (20)

  • Viola Bogue, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Viola Adam, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Viola A Bogue, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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

Ukrainian (standard transliteration Adamovych) and Belorussian: patronymic from the personal name Adam .

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Adamović, Slovak Adamovič, cognates of 1 above.

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

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