Angela Gackowski

1891–1943 (Age 52)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Angela

When Angela Gackowski was born on 17 April 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Gackowski, was 40 and her mother, Magdalena Raczkowska, was 37. She married Wawrzyniec Drupka. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 2 December 1943, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Niles, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Angela Gackowski
Wawrzyniec Drupka
Chester Drupka

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • John Gackowski


  • Magdalena Raczkowska




  • Teofila Gackowski


  • Rosalia Gackowski


  • Peter Joseph Gackowski


  • Joseph Karl Gackowski


  • Anna Martha Gackowski


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 14

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Name Meaning

Polish (Czaczkowski): habitational name for someone from a place called Czaczki in Białystok voivodeship, or some other place named with cacko, a derivative of Old Polish czacz ‘toy’, ‘bauble’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Angeline Drupka in household of Lorence Drupka, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aniela Gackaski in household of John Gackaski, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amela Gackowski in household of John Gackowski, "United States Census, 1910"

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