Eugene Raymond Riska

12 October 1919–19 July 2002 (Age 82)
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Eugene Raymond

When Eugene Raymond Riska was born on 12 October 1919, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Mathias John Riska, was 44 and his mother, Louise Wilhelmina Drews, was 34. He had at least 3 sons with Marcia Brock. He lived in Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 July 2002, in Port Saint Lucie, St. Lucie, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Palm City, Martin, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Raymond Riska
1919–2002
Marcia Brock
1923–1986
Gregory Preston Riska
1946–1963
Geoffrey Eugene Riska
1950–1950
Guy Riska
1962–

Spouse and Children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1925: Martin, Florida, United States
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Czech (Riška): variant of Ryška, nickname for someone with red hair, a derivative of Old Czech ryzí ‘red’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eugene Raymond Riska in household of Mathias John Riska, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eugene Raymond Riska in household of Louise Drews Riska, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eugene Riska in household of Mathis Riska, "United States Census, 1940"

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