Michael Chetkovich

Male12 October 1919–25 May 2001

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Chetkovich was born on 12 October 1919, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, his father, Nikolas Chetkovich, was 29 and his mother, Anna Marich, was 22. He lived in Loleta Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1940. He died on 25 May 2001, in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Michael Chetkovich
1919–2001
Anita Rozmarine
1922–2005

Sources (5)

  • Michael Chetkovich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Michael Chetkovich, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Michael Chetkovich na família de Nikolas Chetkovich, “Estados Unidos, Censo de 1930”

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 15

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

form of a common biblical name (meaning ‘who is like God?’ in Hebrew) borne by one of the archangels, the protector of the ancient Hebrews, who is also regarded as a saint of the Catholic Church. In the Middle Ages, Michael was regarded as captain of the heavenly host (see Revelation 12:7–9), symbol of the Church Militant, and patron of soldiers. He was often depicted bearing a flaming sword. The name is also borne by a Persian prince and ally of Belshazzar mentioned in the Book of Daniel. Since the early 1900s it has been one of the most enduringly popular boys' names in the English-speaking world. See also Michal .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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