Jacob Louis Levand

30 January 1887–19 May 1955 (Age 68)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Jacob Louis

When Jacob Louis Levand was born on 30 January 1887, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, Louis Levand, was 26 and his mother, Esther Fast, was 20. He married Pauline A Zwissig on 31 March 1916, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1920 and Tulare Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1955, in Tracy, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Jacob Louis Levand
Pauline A Zwissig
Marriage: 31 March 1916
Mildred Pauline Levand
Louis Arthur Levand

Spouse and Children

31 March 1916
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Louis Levand


    Esther Fast





    Manuel Levand



    Anne Levand


    H M Levand


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from the vocabulary word lewanda, lawanda ‘lavender’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Levand, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacob J Levand, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Levand, "United States Census, 1920"

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