Mathilda Tillie Abramovitz

1903–2003 (Age 100)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mathilda Tillie

When Mathilda Tillie Abramovitz was born on 25 January 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Osias Oscar Abramovitz Abrams, was 32 and her mother, TsaTsa Anna Krause, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Albert Abraham Vihon. She died on 3 June 2003, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 100.

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Mathilda Tillie Abramovitz
Albert Abraham Vihon
Howard J Vihon
Phylis Vihon

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  • Male1928–2015Male

  • Phylis Vihon


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

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.

Age 26

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

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Abramowitz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tellie Vikon in household of Oscar Abramovitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tillie Abramovitz in household of Oscar Abramovitz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tillie Abrams in entry for Albert Vihon, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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