John Adam Stavinoha

24 December 1887–25 February 1953 (Age 65)
Texas, United States

The Life of John Adam

When John Adam Stavinoha was born on 24 December 1887, in Texas, United States, his father, Josef Stavinoha Sr, was 35 and his mother, Agnes Adamcik, was 39. He died on 25 February 1953, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josef Stavinoha Sr
Agnes Adamcik
Agnes Stavinoha
Annie Stavinoha
Ladin Stavinoha
Henry Joe Stavinoha
Vlasta Antonia Stavinoha
John Adam Stavinoha

Parents and Siblings

    Josef Stavinoha Sr





    Agnes Stavinoha


    Annie Stavinoha



    Henry Joe Stavinoha



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 18

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

German: of Slavic origin; unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • John Adam Stavinoha, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • John Adam Stavinoha, “Find A Grave Index”

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