Gertrude Jevitz

1915–3 December 2003 (Age 88)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gertrude

Gertrude Jevitz was born in 1915, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Raymond Adalbert Smerge. She died on 3 December 2003, in Gurnee, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88.

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Raymond Adalbert Smerge
Gertrude Jevitz
Mark Smerge
Joan Smerge

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 4

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized variant of Levitch .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Gertrude Jevitz - Published information: birth-name: Gertrude Jevitz

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