Male14 June 1911–4 March 1999

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward SWOBODA was born on 14 June 1911, in Neva, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Albert Swoboda, was 41 and his mother, Anna Kasha, was 30. He married Evelyn Mae TURNEY in January 1936. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Antigo, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 4 March 1999, at the age of 87.

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Evelyn Mae TURNEY
Marriage: January 1936
Thomas Edward SWOBODA
Robert Charles SWOBODA
Sally Jo Swoboda

Sources (1)

  • Edward Swoboda, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    January 1936
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 1

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

    Age 8

    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.

    1934 · Kohler Strike

    Age 23

    Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Ralf, Bernhard, Dieter, Franz, Friedrich, Hilde, Jutta, Kurt, Wendelin.

    Polish: from swoboda ‘freedom’, a technical term in the feudal system for a freeman, i.e. a peasant farmer as opposed to a serf. The name in this form is also found in German-speaking countries, as a German form of both the Polish name and Czech Svoboda .

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

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