Ed Hoke

1868–1947 (Age 79)
Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

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Ed Hoke was born in 1868, in Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States. He died in 1947, at the age of 79.

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1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

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As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 38

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

German1. ( Höke ) occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hake ‘small trader’ ( see Hock ). 2. Americanized form of Hauck .

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

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