William Keith Miske

Brief Life History of William Keith

When William Keith Miske was born on 6 November 1909, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Peter William Miske, was 34 and his mother, Anna Ostafy, was 24. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 31 December 2000, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Peter William Miske
1875–1956
Anna Ostafy
1885–1962
Frank X. Miske
1906–1982
Eleanor Miske
1919–
Joyce Adelle Miske
1908–1986
William Keith Miske
1909–2000
Julius V Miske
1912–1989
Elinore Lylyan Miske
1918–1984

Sources (5)

  • William Miske in household of Peter Miske, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William K Miske, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • William Keith Miske, "Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950"

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

1933 · A Century of Progress World's Fair

The city of Chicago was presented another chance to host a World's Fair. It was to commemorate the 100 years of the City's existence. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Frederich.

German: from a Germanized Slavic pet form of the Old Slavic personal name Mečislav (see Mesko ).

Germanized form of Sorbian Mišk and Miška (see Mischke ).

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

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