Wallace Alois Kosinski

Male20 July 1908–December 1978

Brief Life History of Wallace Alois

When Wallace Alois Kosinski was born on 20 July 1908, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, his father, Wladislaw Kosinski, was 21 and his mother, Aleksandra Budzinski, was 23. He married Anna SZESCIORKA on 5 February 1929, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in December 1978, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Millcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Wallace Alois Kosinski
Marriage: 5 February 1929
Wallace Andrew Kosinski Jr

Sources (9)

  • Wazlaus Kosinski in household of Wladislaus Kosinski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wallace A. Kosinski, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Wallace A. Kosinski, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1929Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.


    Age 3

    The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.


    Age 19

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Krzysztof, Wieslaw, Bronislaus, Casimir, Ignatius, Jerzy, Kazimierz, Mariola, Slawomir, Stanislaw, Tadeusz, Witold.

    Polish (Kosiński): habitational name for someone from Kosina, a place called with Polish kosa ‘scythe’.

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

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