Gladys Bernice Lopata

15 February 1918–25 March 1975 (Age 57)
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys Bernice

When Gladys Bernice Lopata was born on 15 February 1918, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, her father, Józef Łopata, was 29 and her mother, Paulina Karolus, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with James Irving Fremouw. She lived in Columbia Heights, Anoka, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 25 March 1975, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman
Age 13
The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 17
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

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Jaroslaw.Polish (Łopata); Czech, Slovak, and Rusyn (from Slovakia): nickname or metonymic occupational name from łopata, lopata ‘shovel’.

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

Sources (13)

  • Gladys Fremouw in household of James Fremouw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys M Fremouw in entry for James Irving Fremouw, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Gladys Lopata in entry for Lopata, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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