George Kratochvil

3 April 1909–9 June 2001 (Age 92)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of George

When George Kratochvil was born on 3 April 1909, in Minnesota, United States, his father, John James Kratochvil, was 34 and his mother, Josephine Horejsh, was 29. He married Velma Squier on 16 December 1944, in Chelan, Washington, United States. He lived in Lillehoff Township, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States in 1925 and Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States for about 3 years. He died on 9 June 2001, in Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Addy, Stevens, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Kratochvil
Velma Squier
Marriage: 16 December 1944

Spouse and Children

16 December 1944
Chelan, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings




    John Kratochvil


    Willie Kratochvil


    Benjamin Kratochvil


    Anna Elizabeth Kratochvil


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 5

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 24

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.

Name Meaning

Czech (Kratochvíl): nickname for an idle pleasure seeker, from Czech kratochvíle ‘pastime’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Kratochvil in household of John Kratochvil, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • George Kratochvil in household of John Kratochvil, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Kratochvil in household of John Kratochvil, "United States Census, 1920"

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