Edward T. Litzel

13 June 1900–22 July 1961 (Age 61)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward T.

When Edward T. Litzel was born on 13 June 1900, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John A. Litzel, was 27 and his mother, Adell Minnie Shakelton, was 32. He married Emily Iona Lines on 21 April 1925, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 July 1961, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward T. Litzel
Emily Iona Lines
Marriage: 21 April 1925
Geraldine E Litzel

Spouse and Children


    Emily Iona Lines


21 April 1925
Chautauqua, New York, United States


    Geraldine E Litzel


Parents and Siblings




    Louisa May Litzell


    Margaret Or Marguerite Litzell


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Dietz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward T Litzel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Thomas Litzel, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Edward T. Litzel in entry for Homer W. Simons and Geraldine E. Litzel, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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