Leroy William Pelech

14 July 1933–14 June 1986 (Age 52)
Moulton, Lavaca, Texas, United States

The Life of Leroy William

When Leroy William Pelech was born on 14 July 1933, in Moulton, Lavaca, Texas, United States, his father, William Otto Pelech, was 28 and his mother, Mary Katherine Konarik, was 25. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Lavaca, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 June 1986, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Moulton, Lavaca, Texas, United States.

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William Otto Pelech
Mary Katherine Konarik
Elo Eddie Pelech
Leroy William Pelech

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 15

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 Czech and Ukrainian: from a derivative of the old Slavic personal name Pelhřim.2 Czech: nickname for someone who lived in a slum, Czech pelech.3 Ukrainian: nickname from Ukrainian pelekh ‘tuft of hair’, probably in the transferred sense ‘old man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leroy Pelech in household of Willie Pelech, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leroy Pelech in entry for Mr Elo Edward Pelech, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Leroy Pelech in entry for Mr Elo Edward Pelech, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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