Adolph A Leonard Zill

7 August 1894–2 January 1975 (Age 80)
Monitor Township, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life of Adolph A Leonard

When Adolph A Leonard Zill was born on 7 August 1894, in Monitor Township, Bay, Michigan, United States, his father, John Zill, was 27 and his mother, Maria Carolina Kipfmueller, was 22. He lived in Riviera Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States in 1930 and Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 2 January 1975, in Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 80.

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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

German:1. metonymic occupational name for someone who piloted a river barge, from Middle High German zülle, zulle, zille ‘river barge’. 2. from the personal name Cyliak (a variant of Cyriak; see Zilch ) or of the female personal name Cäcilie (German form of Cecilia).

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

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  • Adolph A. L. Zill, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Adolph L Zill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adolph L Zill, "United States Census, 1940"

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