John Teszar

1892–1973 (Age 81)

The Life of John

John Teszar was born on 6 May 1892, in Hungary. He married Lillian Blanche Furnish on 13 November 1919, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He died on 30 May 1973, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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John Teszar
Lillian Blanche Furnish
Marriage: 13 November 1919

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  • Male1892–1973Male

  • Lillian Blanche Furnish


13 November 1919
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 6

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

Age 22

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.

Name Meaning

Czech (Tesař) and Slovak (Tesár): occupational name meaning ‘carpenter’.

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

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