Vera Leskowski

12 August 1912–31 January 1999 (Age 86)
Hafford, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Vera

Vera Leskowski was born on 12 August 1912, in Hafford, Saskatchewan, Canada as the daughter of Peter Leskowski and Metrona Krivoshein. She married Dymetro Kirilenko in August 1939. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 31 January 1999, in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Dymetro Kirilenko
Vera Leskowski
Marriage: August 1939

Spouse and Children

August 1939

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Leskowski


    Metrona Krivoshein





    Phil Leskowski


    Edna Keskowski


    Leon Leskowski


    Mary Leskowski


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 7

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

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 (Łepkowski, Łebkowski): habitational name for someone from Łepki in Tarnobrzeg voivodeship or any of the many places named Łebki in other voivodeships, named with Polish łepek or łebek ‘little head’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Vera Leskowski - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Vera Leskowski

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