Charlie Novacek

19 May 1893–9 June 1940 (Age 47)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charlie

When Charlie Novacek was born on 19 May 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Charlie Novacek, was 34 and his mother, Anna Zemft Novacek, was 30. He lived in Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1940, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Charlie Novacek

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    Minnie Novacek


    Sophie Novacek



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 13

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Czech (Nováček): from a diminutive of Novak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Novacek in household of Charles Novacek, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Novacek, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Charles Novacek, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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