Allan Ploszay

1928–1951 (Age 22)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Allan

When Allan Ploszay was born on 21 August 1928, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Joseph Ploszay, was 29 and his mother, Ida E. Allen, was 23. He lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 14 June 1951, at the age of 22.

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Joseph Ploszay
Ida E. Allen
Allan Ploszay

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 4

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 7

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Polish (Płoszaj): from płochliwy ‘shy’, ‘scared’, a nickname for a timid person or an occupational name for a bird scarer.

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

Sources (2)

  • Allen Ploszay in household of Josphe Ploszay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Allan Ploszay in household of Joseph A Ploszay, "United States Census, 1930"

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