Victoria J. Sokolowski

1919–2007 (Age 88)
Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Victoria J.

When Victoria J. Sokolowski was born in 1919, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Wladyslaw Sokolowski, was 33 and her mother, Josefa N. Madeska, was 26. She died in 2007, in her hometown, at the age of 88.

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Wladyslaw Sokolowski
Josefa N. Madeska
Anthony A Sokolowski
Stanley W. Sokolowski
Frances V. Sokolowski
Victoria J. Sokolowski
Wacy Frank Sokolowski

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

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 (Sokołowski) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Sokołów or Sokołowo, named with sokół ‘falcon’.

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

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