LLoyd W Bosch

1908–1953 (Age 45)
Iowa, United States

The Life of LLoyd W

When LLoyd W Bosch was born in 1908, in Iowa, United States, his father, Heihe George Bosch, was 35 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Pothast, was 33. He lived in Jefferson Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died in 1953, at the age of 45, and was buried in Melbourne, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Heihe George Bosch
Mary Rebecca Pothast
Esther Ruth Bosch
Esther Bosch
LLoyd W Bosch
Lloyd Bosch
Marvin August Bosch
Marvin Bosch

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    Esther Ruth Bosch


    Esther Bosch



    Lloyd Bosch



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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 0

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 5

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 14

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and North German: topographic name from Middle Dutch bussch, meaning ‘wood’ rather than ‘bush’, also found in place names, such as 's Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc).2 German (Bösch): see Boesch .3 Catalan: habitational name from a place named with Bosc(h), from Late Latin boscus ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lloyd Basch in household of Hiram G Bosch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lloyd Bosch in household of H G Bosch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lloyd W Bosch, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"

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