Edward Gackowski

1881–1965 (Age 84)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edward

Edward Gackowski was born in 1881, in Wisconsin, United States. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Lena May Applebee. He lived in Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Pine Grove, Portage, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 1965, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edward Gackowski
Lena May Applebee
Evelyn Gackowski
Ariel Gackowski
Viah Gackowski
Claire Gackowski
Zella Louise Gackowski
Norma Gackowski

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

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

Polish (Czaczkowski): habitational name for someone from a place called Czaczki in Białystok voivodeship, or some other place named with cacko, a derivative of Old Polish czacz ‘toy’, ‘bauble’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Gackowski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Gackowski, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Gackowski, "United States Census, 1920"

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