Leah or Anna Abramovitz

1889–1987 (Age 97)
Taurage, Lithuania

The Life of Leah or Anna

Leah or Anna Abramovitz was born from 15 December 1889 to 12 April 1890 as the daughter of Chazkel or Charles or ABRAMS Abramovitz and Freda Kaplan. She died in June 1987, in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Chazkel or Charles or ABRAMS Abramovitz
1869–1936
Freda Kaplan
1869–1955
Leah or Anna Abramovitz
1889–1987
Mary Abramovitz
1892–1971
Fannie Abramovitz
1896–1987

Parents & Siblings

  • Chazkel or Charles or ABRAMS Abramovitz

    Male1869–1936Male

  • Female1869–1955Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

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

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Abramowitz .

Possible Related Names

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

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