Theodore Schunk

Male11 August 1925–16 December 2002

Brief Life History of Theodore

When Theodore Schunk was born on 11 August 1925, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Lawrence J Schunk, was 28 and his mother, Meta, was 27. He lived in Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 2002, at the age of 77, and was buried in Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence J Schunk
Robert Norman Schunk
Theodore Schunk

Sources (4)

  • Theodore Schunk in household of Lawerence Schunk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theodore L Schunk, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ted L Schunk, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 7

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

South German (Bavaria, Austria): nickname for someone with long legs, from Middle High German schinke ‘leg bone’.

Germanized form of Sorbian Čunk (and possibly also of some other similar or like-sounding cognate): Upper Sorbian nickname meaning ‘piglet’, derived from a luring call. Compare Schunke 2.

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

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