Edwin G Podewils

21 April 1896–28 November 1969 (Age 73)
Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edwin G

When Edwin G Podewils was born on 21 April 1896, in Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Otto William Podewils, was 22 and his mother, Mary Schumacher, was 27. He had at least 4 sons with Elsie Braatz. He lived in Butler, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1969. He died on 28 November 1969, in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin G Podewils
Elsie Braatz
Lester William Podewils
Elroy Otto Podewils
Erwin Podewils
Donald C Podewils

Spouse and Children




    Elroy Otto Podewils


    Erwin Podewils


    Donald C Podewils


Parents and Siblings

    Otto William Podewils


    Mary Schumacher




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 11

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin Padawels in household of Otto Padawels, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Edwin Podewels in household of Otto Podewels, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edwin Podewils in household of Otto Podewils, "United States Census, 1910"

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