ALEX LASS

8 July 1893–20 February 1969 (Age 75)
SANDMIERZ,RUSSIA

The Life Summary of ALEX

ALEX LASS was born on 8 July 1893. He died on 20 February 1969, in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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ALEX LASS
1893–1969
ADELE LASS
1893–

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 5
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 24
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 North German variant of Laas 2.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.3 English: nickname from Middle English lesse, lasse ‘smaller’ (from Old English lǣssa ‘less’), perhaps also used in the sense ‘younger’.

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

Possible Related Names

Laas
Lassman
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