Josephine Van Vleck

24 February 1916–29 May 1995 (Age 79)
New York, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Van Vleck was born on 24 February 1916, in New York, United States, her father, Walter Van Vleck, was 41 and her mother, Ella Danse Hine, was 37. She lived in Lakewood, Busti, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 29 May 1995, in Manassas, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Josephine Van Vleck in household of Walter Van Vleck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Greenhouse, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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