Louis Horwitz

18 September 1887–14 August 1969 (Age 81)
Tauragė, Tauragės Apskritis, Lithuania

The Life of Louis

When Louis Horwitz was born on 18 September 1887, in Tauragė, Tauragės Apskritis, Lithuania, his father, Morris Moshe Horwitz, was 42 and his mother, Ida Chaya Abrams, was 37. He married Goldie Appel on 28 December 1909, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 August 1969, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Louis Horwitz
Goldie Appel
Marriage: 28 December 1909
Lena Horitz
Lillian Horwitz
Mildred Horwitz
David Horwitz
Marvin Horwitz

Spouse and Children

28 December 1909
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Morris Moshe Horwitz


    Ida Chaya Abrams




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.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 5

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horowitz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Hornirtz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Harwitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Horwitz, "United States Census, 1920"

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