Steve Petras, Sr

6 January 1885–7 April 1953 (Age 68)

The Life of Steve

Steve Petras, Sr was born on 6 January 1885. He had at least 1 son with Mary Luka. He died on 7 April 1953, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Steve Petras, Sr
Mary Luka
Steven August Petras

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 Czech (also Petraš) and Slovak (Petráš): derivative of the personal name Petr ( see Peter ).2 Greek: occupational name for a quarryman, from petra ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + the occupational suffix -as.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Steve Petros in entry for Steve Petros and Anna Vass, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Steve Petras, Sr in entry for Steve August Petras, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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