Mildred Anne Zites

20 July 1916–14 November 2002 (Age 86)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mildred Anne

Mildred Anne Zites was born on 20 July 1916, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Michael Zites and Anne Barner. She married Henry Payson Truman on 16 August 1940. She died on 14 November 2002, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Payson Truman
Mildred Anne Zites
Marriage: 16 August 1940

Spouse and Children

16 August 1940
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Zites


    Anne Barner




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The Cleveland Metro Parks

Age 1

The vision of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park came from William Albert Stinchcomb when he was appointed chief engineer of the City Parks Department. The Parks are a system of nature preserved parks encircling the city. It is unofficially referred to as the Emerald Necklace, because of the ring of green around the city. It is home to over 300 miles of trails as well as nature education centers, golf courses, and a zoo. Today the site gets over 18 million visitors a year with varying amenities and geographical features.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Czech: from a diminutive of Old Czech zít ‘son-in-law’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mildred Zites in household of Mary Pollack, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Anne Zites, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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