Dorothy Gvosdjak

1896–1964 (Age 68)
Slovakia

The Life of Dorothy

Dorothy Gvosdjak was born in 1896, in Slovakia. She had at least 1 son with Joseph Smith. She died in 1964, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 68.

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Joseph Smith
1894–1953
Dorothy Gvosdjak
1896–1964
Jacob John Smith
1932–1992

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children

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    Jacob John Smith

    Male1932–1992Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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