George Walter Huhnke

2 July 1901–4 August 1971 (Age 70)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of George Walter

When George Walter Huhnke was born on 2 July 1901, in Indiana, United States, his father, John A Huhnke, was 34 and his mother, Amanda Maria Brose, was 32. He had at least 2 sons with Bernice Behnke. He lived in Rich Grove Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Melrose Park, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 4 August 1971, in Leyden Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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George Walter Huhnke
Bernice Behnke
Norbert George Huhnke
Neil Walter Huhnke

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 5
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
Age 19
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with run- ‘rune’, ‘secret’.

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

Sources (6)

  • George Huhnke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Huhnke in household of Amanda Huhnke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Huhnke, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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