John P. Stamm

6 June 1887–2 September 1973 (Age 86)

The Life of John P.

John P. Stamm was born on 6 June 1887 as the son of Conrad Stamm and Marian Stamm. He married Katherine Sophia Singer on 22 September 1907. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 2 September 1973, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John P. Stamm
Katherine Sophia Singer
Marriage: 22 September 1907
John George Stamm
Anna Stamm
Adam Jacob Stamm
Elizabeth Marie Stamm
Kathleen Anna Stamm
Andrew George Stamm
Cecilia Teresa Stamm
Peter Stamm
Peter August Stamm

Spouse and Children

22 September 1907


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Stamm


    Marian Stamm




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 5

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 North German: habitational name from any of various places in East Prussia named Stamm.2 German and Swiss German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German stam ‘family tree’, ‘descent’, ‘stock’, hence ‘son and heir’, possibly applied as a nickname for the eldest son of a family.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stamm ‘stem’, ‘stock’, or perhaps in some cases a short form of names such as Aronstam ‘stock of Aaron ’ (the first high priest), Kohenstam ‘stock of the kohenim’ ( see Cohen ), and Löwenstam ‘stock of the Levites’ ( see Levi and Lowe 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Stamm, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Stamm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Stamm, "United States Census, 1920"

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