John Polish

1 September 1917–3 June 2013 (Age 95)
Jerome, Yavapai, Arizona, United States

The Life of John

When John Polish was born on 1 September 1917, in Jerome, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, his father, John J Polish, was 38 and his mother, Rosalija T Legurski, was 27. He married Geraldine Black on 19 July 1941, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States. He lived in Yerington, Lyon, Nevada, United States in 1930. He died on 3 June 2013, in Dayton, Lyon, Nevada, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Ely Cemetery, Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Polish
1917–2013
Geraldine Black
1921–1990
Marriage: 19 July 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1941
Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1879–1970Male

    Rosalija T Legurski

    Female1889–1931Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1917–2013Male

    Male1919–1994Male

    Rosie Polish

    Female1922–2007Female

    Doris Polish

    Female1923–1923Female

    Male1925–2002Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Jewish (American): English translation of Polish Polski , Polak , or a similar name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Morgan Polish, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Morgan Polish, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Morgan Polish, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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