Laverne M Zenk

Brief Life History of Laverne M

When Laverne M Zenk was born on 20 November 1913, in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Wilhelm Otto Robert Zenk, was 51 and her mother, Auguste Alwine Anna Sandow, was 41. She married Ira Adam George Hake on 11 August 1938, in Edgerton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. She died in January 1986, in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Adam George Hake
1912–2000
Laverne M Zenk
1913–1986
Marriage: 11 August 1938

Sources (2)

  • Laverne Zink in household of Augusta Zink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laverne M Zenk Hake, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

1934 · Kohler Strike

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Gunther, Lothar.

South German: unflattering nickname for a quarrelsome person, from a derivative of Middle High German zenken, zanken ‘to provoke’.

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

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Advertisement LaVerne M Zenk Hake BIRTH 1913 DEATH Jan 1986 (aged 72–73) BURIAL Evergreen Cemetery Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, USA MEMORIAL ID 101105333 · View Source MEMORIAL PH …

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