Jack W. Weiss

New York, United States

The Life of Jack W.

Jack W. Weiss was born in 1897, in New York, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Esther Wollman. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1935 and District 13, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1940.

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Jack W. Weiss
Esther Wollman
Beverly A Weiss

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    Esther Wollman




    Beverly A Weiss


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.2 German: variant of Weis .3 German: habitational name from any of various places named Weis(s) or Weissen.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Weiss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jack W. Weiss, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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