Erwin Alfred Petrusek

14 December 1923–25 June 2010 (Age 86)
Frydek, Austin, Texas, United States

The Life of Erwin Alfred

When Erwin Alfred Petrusek was born on 14 December 1923, in Frydek, Austin, Texas, United States, his father, Frank Petrusek, was 28 and his mother, Johana Sabrsula, was 28. He married Elizabeth Lois Ansel on 29 December 1948. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Austin, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 25 June 2010, in Sugar Land, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sealy, Austin, Texas, United States.

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Erwin Alfred Petrusek
Elizabeth Lois Ansel
Marriage: 29 December 1948

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29 December 1948

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Czech (Petrásek, Petrášek): from a pet form of Petras .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Erwin Petrusek in household of Frank Petrusek, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Erwin Petrusek in household of Frank Petrusek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Erwin Alfred Petrusek in entry for Erwin Ansel Petrusek and Carol Elizabeth Burr, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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