Francis William Kaech

20 April 1915–4 November 1998 (Age 83)
Yankton, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Francis William

When Francis William Kaech was born on 20 April 1915, in Yankton, South Dakota, United States, his father, Edward Albert Kaech, was 31 and his mother, Velmer Isabell Patrick, was 23. He married Barbara Lee Hoyt on 23 January 1937, in Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States in 1935 and Inglewood Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 4 November 1998, in Vista, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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Francis William Kaech
Barbara Lee Hoyt
Marriage: 23 January 1937
Gary Edward Freeman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1937Orange, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    Age 2
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 22
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Siegfried.German: habitational name from a place called Graicha, near Altenburg in Thuringia. The Middle High German form Krech derives from Kraichen, an old spelling of Graichen .Czech: nickname from a Czech form of German Krähe ‘crow’.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Francis W Kaech, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Francis William Kaech, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • William F Kaech in household of Velmar I Kaech, "United States Census, 1920"

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