Evelyn Jelonak Suffrin

25 June 1882–25 March 1969 (Age 86)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Evelyn Jelonak

When Evelyn Jelonak Suffrin was born on 25 June 1882, in Illinois, United States, her father, Julius Jelonak, was 39 and her mother, Rosalie Suskind, was 32. She married Joseph Suffrin on 21 October 1917. She died on 25 March 1969, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ridge Lawn Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Suffrin
Evelyn Jelonak Suffrin
Marriage: 21 October 1917

Spouse and Children

21 October 1917

Parents and Siblings

    Julius Jelonak


    Rosalie Suskind




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World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 3

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.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 23

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

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