Oria Elias Shuck

21 July 1894–11 June 1974 (Age 79)
Salem Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Oria Elias

When Oria Elias Shuck was born on 21 July 1894, in Salem Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Schuck, was 40 and his mother, Margaret E Gorden, was 35. He married Rosa J. Juckett in 1922, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. He lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 18 years. He died on 11 June 1974, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 79.

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Oria Elias Shuck
Rosa J. Juckett
Marriage: 1922

Spouse and Children


    Rosa J. Juckett


Calhoun, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Schuck





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

1 English (Worcestershire): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from Middle English schucke ‘devil’, ‘fiend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schuck .3 Americanized spelling of German Schuck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ora E Shuck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oria E Shuck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oria E Shuck in household of Benjamine F Shuck, "United States Census, 1910"

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