Aaron Ragins

30 December 1902–15 May 1954 (Age 51)
Keiv,, Russia

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Ragins was born on 30 December 1902, his father, Hessel Roginsky, was 27 and his mother, Rachel, was 22. He married Sarah Rodak on 4 June 1933, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1954, at the age of 51.

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Aaron Ragins
Sarah Rodak
Marriage: 4 June 1933

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Rodak


4 June 1933
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hessel Roginsky






World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 3

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered form of Irish Higgins .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Aaron Ragins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aaron Ragins, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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