Paul Victor Kropf

Brief Life History of Paul Victor

When Paul Victor Kropf was born on 22 July 1923, in Coldwater, Comanche, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Kropff, was 34 and his mother, Eva May Klingensmith, was 27. He married Lela Bryam on 2 March 1943, in Coldwater, Comanche, Kansas, United States. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 13 May 1990, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Comanche, Kansas, United States.

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Paul Victor Kropf
Lela Bryam
Marriage: 2 March 1943

Sources (9)

  • Paul V Kropf in household of Henry H Kropf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Victor Kropf, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Paul V Kropf, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Siegfried, Alois, Aloys, Arno, Jurgen, Liesl, Matthias.

German and Swiss German:

from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, hence a nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter or for a short person.

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

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