William Abramovitz

1886–1978 (Age 92)

The Life of William

When William Abramovitz was born on 25 April 1886, in Russia, his father, Michael Abramovitz, was 25 and his mother, Lena Kaplan, was 19. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Anna Obenilsky. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 April 1978, in Chesterfield, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in University Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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William Abramovitz
Anna Obenilsky
Edna D Abrams
Vera Abrams
Lester Leo Abrams
Iola Abrams
Albert Abrams
Shirley Marian Abrams
Melvin Abrams

Spouse & Children



  • Edna D Abrams


  • Vera Abrams


  • Lester Leo Abrams


  • Iola Abrams


  • Albert Abrams


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Michael Abramovitz


  • Female1866–1954Female



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 24

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Abramowitz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wiliam Abramovk in household of Max Abramovk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Abrams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm Abrams, "United States Census, 1940"

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