Andrew L. Volkl

14 November 1910–21 February 1995 (Age 84)
Woonsocket, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Andrew L.

When Andrew L. Volkl was born on 14 November 1910, in Woonsocket, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States, his father, John Volkl, was 39 and his mother, Katherine J Spissman, was 35. He married Alice Geraldine Linn on 24 October 1936, in Cedar, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1940 and McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1995. He died on 21 February 1995, in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ocala, Marion, Florida, United States.

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Andrew L. Volkl
Alice Geraldine Linn
Marriage: 24 October 1936
Kenneth E. Vokl

Spouse and Children

24 October 1936
Cedar, Iowa, United States


    Kenneth E. Vokl


Parents and Siblings

    John Volkl


    Katherine J Spissman




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 24

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a medieval personal name, a short form of various Germanic personal names with the first element folk ‘people’. Compare Foulkes .2 Czech: variant of the personal name Volek .3 Slovenian: nickname from volk ‘wolf’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Volkl, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Andrew Volkl, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"
  • Andrew Volkl in household of John Volkl, "United States Census, 1920"

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