Milton Gilbert Lutz

1878–1963 (Age 85)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Milton Gilbert

When Milton Gilbert Lutz was born on 24 April 1878, in Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Milton Lutz, was 27 and his mother, Isadora Martha Gilbert, was 22. He married Minnie Smith on 29 May 1915, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 15 years and Zion, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in October 1963, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Zion, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Milton Gilbert Lutz
Minnie Smith
Marriage: 29 May 1915

Spouse & Children

29 May 1915
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Milton Lutz


  • Isadora Martha Gilbert




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig .2 South German (Lütz): from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.3 French: habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Milton Lutz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Milton G Lutz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milton Lutz, "United States Census, 1940"

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