Alexander Andrew Jankowski

29 August 1915–11 July 1989 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alexander Andrew

When Alexander Andrew Jankowski was born on 29 August 1915, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Anton Jankowski, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Szweda, was 26. He lived in Zion, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Libertyville Township, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 11 July 1989, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73.

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Anton Jankowski
Catherine Szweda
Casimir Jankowski
Steven John Jankowski
Alexander Andrew Jankowski
Frank Jankowski
Lillian Jankowski

Parents and Siblings



    Casimir Jankowski


    Steven John Jankowski



    Frank Jankowski


    Lillian Jankowski


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 4

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Janków, Jankowo, or Jankowice, places named with the personal name Janek .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alex Jankowski in household of Anton Jankowski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alen Jankowski in household of Anton J Jankowski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alex Andrew Jankowski, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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