John Koch

3 September 1901–20 October 1980 (Age 79)

The Life of John

When John Koch was born on 3 September 1901, in Russia, his father, Adam Koch, was 34 and his mother, Marie Kromm, was 25. He died on 20 October 1980, in Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Koch
Iva Eleanor Dain

Spouse and Children


    Iva Eleanor Dain


Parents and Siblings

    Adam Koch


    Marie Kromm




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 6

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German koch, German Koch ‘cook’ (cognate with Latin coquus). The name in this sense is widespread throughout eastern and central Europe, and is also well established in Denmark.2 Czech and Slovak: from a pet form of any of several medieval personal names beginning with Ko-, for example Kochan, Kocián, Kojata, and Kosmas.3 Polish: nickname from kochać ‘to love’ ( see Kochan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Koch, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John Koch, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • John Koch, "Find A Grave Index"

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