Michael Marshall Polko

1914–1985 (Age 71)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Michael Marshall

When Michael Marshall Polko was born on 9 July 1914, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Polko, was 29 and his mother, Anna Pindzola, was 22. He died on 4 November 1985, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Abington Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Polko
Anna Pindzola
Mary Polka
John Polk
Michael Marshall Polko
Anna Polk
Frank Theodore Polk

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Pindzola




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 German (of Slavic origin): variant of Polk 2 and 3.2 Czech, Slovak, and Polish: variant (feminine form) of Polak .3 Perhaps also a derivative of polka, name of a lively dance that originated as a Polish folk dance.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Michael Polka in household of John Polka, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Michel Polk in household of John Polk, "United States Census, 1940"

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