Carl Ambros

Brief Life History of Carl

When Carl Ambros was born on 24 July 1914, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Joseph Herman Ambros, was 23 and his mother, Helen Vogel, was 28. He lived in Jefferson (town), Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 June 1983, at the age of 68, and was buried in Jefferson (town), Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Joseph Herman Ambros
Helen Vogel
Catherine Rose Ambrose
Carl Ambros
Loretta Ambros

Sources (6)

  • Carl Ambrose in household of Joe Ambrose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl Ambros, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Carl Ambrose in household of Joseph Ambrose, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

1934 · Kohler Strike

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

German and Czech: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose ).

Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian (Ambroš, Slovak also Ambróš): variant of Slovak Ambróz, Croatian and Slovenian Ambrož ‘Ambrose’ (see Ambroz ) and, in North America, also an altered (possibly Germanized) form of these (compare Ambrose ).

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

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