Howard J. Lesch

30 May 1920–14 June 2002 (Age 82)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Howard J.

When Howard J. Lesch was born on 30 May 1920, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph B. Lesch, was 26 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Ruttkowski, was 22. He died on 14 June 2002, in Carthagena, Mercer, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82.

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Joseph B. Lesch
1893–1958
Anna Margaretha Ruttkowski
1897–1997
Howard J. Lesch
1920–2002
Joseph Francis Lesch Jr.
1925–1995

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 5

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Loesch .

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

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