Edgar W. Grosskopf

4 December 1913–29 July 2009 (Age 95)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edgar W.

When Edgar W. Grosskopf was born on 4 December 1913, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Karl Charlie August Grosskopf, was 28 and his mother, Louise A Grosskopf, was 30. He married Ilean F Jahsmann on 6 April 1940, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 July 2009, in Spring Park, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edgar W. Grosskopf
Ilean F Jahsmann
Marriage: 6 April 1940

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    Ilean F Jahsmann


6 April 1940
Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 1

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 6

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.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from a compound of Middle High German grōz ‘large’, German gross + Middle High German kopf, German Kopf ‘head’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Grosskopf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Grosskopf in household of Charles Grosskopf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar W Grosskopf, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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