Howard Jack Kanis

Male24 November 1929–20 May 1969

Brief Life History of Howard Jack

When Howard Jack Kanis was born on 24 November 1929, in Passaic, New Jersey, United States, his father, Howard Herman Kanis, was 30 and his mother, Emma Matsen, was 24. He married Elizabeth Joan Gulick on 30 December 1962, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Manchester Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Wayne Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died on 20 May 1969, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Howard Jack Kanis
Elizabeth Joan Gulick
Marriage: 30 December 1962

Sources (11)

  • Howard Kanis in household of Howard Kanis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard J Kanis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Howard J Kanis, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1962Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.


    Age 4

    "New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."


    Age 11

    New Jersey contributed extensively to help the United States during World War II. Over 9% of all allied war-based construction contracts were handled in New Jersey, including aircraft carriers, battleships, destroyers, and other naval ships. In addition, almost 500,000 New Jersey residents enlisted in the war (roughly 10% of the state's population).

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a pedler, from Dutch kanis ‘basket, hamper’.

    Dutch and German: variant of Canis, a humanistic surname, a translation into Latin of Dutch De Hond or De Hondt, German Hund or Hundt , surnames meaning ‘dog’.

    German: variant of Kanitz .

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

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