Eleanor Jankowski

Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Jankowski was born in 1911, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Michael Joseph Jankowski, was 30 and her mother, Katherine Susan Bukowski, was 21. She lived in Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years.

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Michael Joseph Jankowski
Katherine Susan Bukowski
Eleanor Jankowski
Daniel Jankowski
Helen Jankowski
David Jankowski

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    Eleanor Jankowski



    Helen Jankowski



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 8

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 31

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

Polish: habitational name for someone from Janków, Jankowo, or Jankowice, places named with the personal name Janek .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eleanor Jankowski in household of Mike Jankowski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eleanne R Stoneberg in household of Michael J Jankowski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor Jankowski in household of Mike Jankowski, "United States Census, 1930"

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