Howard James Gauerke

28 March 1936–3 June 1975 (Age 39)
Ixonia, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Howard James

When Howard James Gauerke was born on 28 March 1936, in Ixonia, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gerhard Frank Gauerke, was 28 and his mother, Meta Esther Christian, was 22. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1975. He died on 3 June 1975, in Newbold, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Newbold Cemetery, Burnside Township, Johnson, Illinois, United States.

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Howard James Gauerke
Lois Ellen Braatz

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    Gerhard Frank Gauerke


    Meta Esther Christian




World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Many Wisconsinites Serve in WWII

Age 5

Nearly 332,000 Wisconsin residents served in the U.S. military during World War II. Nine thousand of these were women.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 11

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

German: from a pet form of a Germanized form of the Slavic personal name Gabor, Gawor.

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

Sources (2)

  • Howard Gauerke, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Howard J Gauerke, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"

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