Paul Maurice Wacker

6 February 1898–7 January 1954 (Age 55)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Paul Maurice

When Paul Maurice Wacker was born on 6 February 1898, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Paul Wacker, was 34 and his mother, Bessie Scrase, was 22. He married Josephine Genevieve Bruel on 26 May 1928. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 7 January 1954, in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Round Lake, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Maurice Wacker
1898–1954
Josephine Genevieve Bruel
1902–1984
Marriage: 26 May 1928
Wacker
1930–1930
Paul Bruel Wacker
1931–2013
Bessie Wilhelmina Wacker
1935–2011
Roberta Wacker
1937–2009
Donald Wacker
1940–2009
Richard Wacker
1943–2016

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1954Male

    Josephine Genevieve Bruel

    Female1902–1984Female

MARRIAGE
26 May 1928
children

(6)

    Wacker

    Female1930–1930Female

    Paul Bruel Wacker

    Male1931–2013Male

    Bessie Wilhelmina Wacker

    Female1935–2011Female

    Roberta Wacker

    Female1937–2009Female

    Donald Wacker

    Male1940–2009Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Paul Wacker

    Male1864–1934Male

    Bessie Scrase

    Female1876–1937Female

siblings

(10)

    Anna Wacker

    Female1894–1948Female

    Ida Wacker

    Female1896–1975Female

    Male1898–1954Male

    Agnes Wacker

    Female1900–1932Female

    Nellie Wacker

    Female1901–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 2

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bold or energetic person, from Middle High German wacker ‘fresh’, ‘lively’, ‘brave’, ‘valiant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Wacker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Maurice Wacker, "Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979"
  • Paul Maurice Wacker, "Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1998"

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