Edward H. Spitzer

30 May 1906–28 February 1971 (Age 64)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edward H.

When Edward H. Spitzer was born on 30 May 1906, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Felix H. Spitzer, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Bredemann, was 25. He died on 28 February 1971, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Felix H. Spitzer
Margaret Bredemann
Francis Joseph Spitzer
Edward H. Spitzer
Margaret Mary Spitzer

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 1
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Age 13
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.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre
Age 19
The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Chaim, Aron, Eliezer, Hershel, Toba, Arnon, Bracha, Chaya, Etti, Gitty, Moishe. German Kurt, Hellmut, Berthold, Erwin, Frieda, Friedrich, Hans, Helmuth, Hertha, Hilde, Katharina.German: variant of Spitz , the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly a derivative of Spitz .

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

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  • Edward H Spitzer in household of William Bridemann, "United States Census, 1910"

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