Shirley Laverne Strausheim

Male1 November 1918–about February 1986

Brief Life History of Shirley Laverne

Shirley Laverne Strausheim was born on 1 November 1918, in Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States. He had at least 1 daughter. He died about February 1986, in Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67.

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Shirley Laverne Strausheim
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    World Events (3)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    Age 2

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

    Age 3

    On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Strassheim, a habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria called Strassham or possibly from Strassenheim in Baden-Württemberg.

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

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