Herman J Solko

1905–1995 (Age 90)
Herndon, Rawlins, Kansas, United States

The Life of Herman J

When Herman J Solko was born on 4 January 1905, in Herndon, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, his father, Joseph H. Solko, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Neuberger, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Louella Mary Kompus. He lived in Herl Township, Rawlins, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 1995, in Trenton, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Herndon, Rawlins, Kansas, United States.

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Herman J Solko
Louella Mary Kompus
Robert Louis Solko

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  • Robert Louis Solko


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 22

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: from the old Tuscan personal name Soldus, from soldo ‘pay’, ‘wage’ (from Latin solidus).2 Italian: from a short form of a compound personal name ending with -soldus in Latin.3 Croatian: nickname for a soldier, from a reduced form of Italian soldato ‘soldier’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Herman Solko, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman Solko in household of Joseph Solko, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herman J Solks in household of Joseph H Solks, "United States Census, 1930"

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