Anna or Lois Kranz

24 July 1915–5 January 1995 (Age 79)
Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Anna or Lois

Anna or Lois Kranz was born on 24 July 1915, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States. She died on 5 January 1995, in Susanville, Lassen, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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George Arthur Graham
1911–1991
Anna or Lois Kranz
1915–1995

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kranz ‘garland’, ‘wreath’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker of chaplets and wreaths, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a garland, or a nickname for someone whose hair was tonsured.2 Dutch: variant spelling of Krans , cognate with 1.3 In some cases it may also be one of the several German spellings of the Slovenian habitational name Kranjec (also found as Krajnc or Kranjc), denoting someone from Kranjska province (Latin Carniola, German Krain), an old name for the historical central part of Slovenia.

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

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  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Washington Births, 1907-1919

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