John K Rusin

Male23 March 1915–8 November 1992

Brief Life History of John K

When John K Rusin was born on 23 March 1915, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Kasper Rusin, was 27 and his mother, Mary Nieczkarz, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Josephine A Guzik. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 8 November 1992, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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John K Rusin
Josephine A Guzik
Donald J Rusin

Sources (4)

  • John K Rusin in household of Harper Rusin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John K Rusin, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • John K Rusin, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Irena, Stanislaw, Jacek, Jadwiga, Janina, Krystyna, Lucyna, Zygmund.

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic); Ukrainian and Rusyn (standard transliteration Rusyn , in Slovakia also spelled Rusín); Czech (mainly Rusín) and Slovak (also Rusín): ethnic or habitational name from Polish rusin, Ukrainian and Rusyn rusyn, Czech and Slovak Rusín ‘Ruthenian, Rusyn’, i.e. a member of an East Slavic people living in the Carpathian Mountains region in southeastern Poland (where the Rusyns are also known as Lemkos), northeastern Slovakia, and western Ukraine, and also in Serbia, Croatia, and Czechia. In English the Rusyns are also known as Carpatho-Ruthenians. Compare Russin .

Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (Rušin, also Rušín): ethnic or habitational name from a dialect variant of Rusín (see above). Compare Rushin .

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

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