Otto Oscar Radtke

19 April 1891–October 1964 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Otto Oscar

When Otto Oscar Radtke was born on 19 April 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Herman Radtke, was 28 and his mother, Laura Marisen, was 22. He married Emma Anne Augusta Boehm on 20 November 1920, in Michigan, United States. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 40 years. He died in October 1964, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 73.

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Otto Oscar Radtke
Emma Anne Augusta Boehm
Marriage: 20 November 1920

Spouse and Children


    Emma Anne Augusta Boehm


20 November 1920
Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Herman Radtke


    Laura Marisen





    William Fredrick Radtke


    Charles Radke



    Edna Radtke


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

North German: variant of Radeke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Otto Rodtk in household of Herman Rodtk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otto Radtke in household of Herman Radtke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otto Radtke, "United States Census, 1930"

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