Adolph J Szwaya

29 May 1911–10 September 1996 (Age 85)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Adolph J

When Adolph J Szwaya was born on 29 May 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, John Szwaya, was 23 and his mother, Magdalene Lizak, was 21. He married Lucille Mary Stuart on 24 June 1957, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Norridge, Norwood Park Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1974. He died on 10 September 1996, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Adolph J Szwaya
Lucille Mary Stuart
Marriage: 24 June 1957

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    Lucille Mary Stuart


24 June 1957
Cook, Illinois, United States

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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 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 8

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Muslim: from a personal name probably based on Arabic sawīya ‘equality’, a derivative of sawī ‘wellproportioned’, ‘shapely’, ‘harmonious’.2 Japanese: topographic name meaning ‘swamp valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adolph Sgwaya in household of John Sgwaya, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adolph Szwaja in household of John Szwaja, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adolf Szwaya in household of John Szwaya, "United States Census, 1930"

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