Oscar V. Winkler

25 August 1884–June 1964 (Age 79)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Oscar V.

When Oscar V. Winkler was born on 25 August 1884, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, August G Winkler, was 44 and his mother, Franciska Esch, was 30. He had at least 1 son with Elsa Marie Karll. He lived in Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United States in 1930. He died in June 1964, in United States, at the age of 79.

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Oscar V. Winkler
Elsa Marie Karll
Paul Vincent Winkler

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    August G Winkler


    Franciska Esch





    Francis Joseph Winkler


    Otto Edward Winkler



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Oscar V Yinkler, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Oscar V Winkler, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • O V Winkler, "United States Census, 1920"

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