William Frank Lieske

6 April 1905–17 October 1995 (Age 90)
Springfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of William Frank

When William Frank Lieske was born on 6 April 1905, in Springfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Fredrick William Lieske, was 29 and his mother, Bertha A Bartel, was 29. He married Petronela Catherine Baesjou on 9 December 1943, in Western Australia, Australia. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1947 and Lacey, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1977. He died on 17 October 1995, in Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rochester, Thurston, Washington, United States.

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William Frank Lieske
Petronela Catherine Baesjou
Marriage: 9 December 1943

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9 December 1943
Western Australia, Australia

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 2

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from a place so named near Cottbus or from any of several places named Lieskau.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wilhelm F Lieske in household of Friedrick W Lieske, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Lieske in household of Fred Lieske, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William F Lieske, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"

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