Gerald Skalski

9 April 1920–11 September 2003 (Age 83)
Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gerald

When Gerald Skalski was born on 9 April 1920, in Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Michael Martin Skalski, was 29 and his mother, Rose Laszewski, was 24. He married Ruth M. Bloomfield on 10 August 1946, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 September 2003, in Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Plover, Portage, Wisconsin, United States.

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Gerald Skalski
Ruth M. Bloomfield
Marriage: 10 August 1946

Spouse and Children

10 August 1946
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Martin Skalski





World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 12

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name from any of several places named Skała and Skały, named with skała ‘rock’, ‘flint’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gerald Skalski in household of Peter Skalski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerrald M Skalski in household of Peter Skalski, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gerald M. Skalski, "Find A Grave Index"

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