John Joseph Skube

25 December 1906–28 November 1982 (Age 75)
Pueblo, Colorado, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Skube was born on 25 December 1906, in Pueblo, Colorado, United States, his father, Jakob Skube, was 29 and his mother, Matilda Mihelic, was 23. He married Margaret Ann Anderson on 26 December 1936, in Orange, California, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 15, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 28 November 1982, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in San Fernando Mission Cemetery, San Fernando, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Joseph Skube
Margaret Ann Anderson
Marriage: 26 December 1936

Spouse and Children

26 December 1936
Orange, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Matelda Skube


    Jacob F "Jake" Skube



    Edward John Skube


    Joseph F Skube


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Czech Škub, an unflattering nickname for a ragged, ill-dressed person.2 Slovenian: perhaps a nickname from skubsti ‘to pluck’ (feathers from poultry).

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

Sources (3)

  • John Skube in household of Jacob Skube, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jacob Skube in household of Jacob Skube, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Skube in household of Jack Skube, "United States Census, 1930"

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