Alton R. Smulowitz

1919–2004 (Age 85)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Alton R.

When Alton R. Smulowitz was born in 1919, in New York, United States, his father, Nathan Smulowitz, was 34 and his mother, Lena Smulowitz, was 32. He married Helen Ann Freeder in 1940, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States. He registered for military service in 1942. He died in 2004, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Alton R. Smulowitz
Helen Ann Freeder
Marriage: 1940

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  • Marriage
    1940Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 0
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
    Age 10
    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 23
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish:1. respelling of Shmilovich (from Ukraine) or Szmilowicz (from Poland), patronymics from the Yiddish personal name Shmil, Hebrew Shemuel ( see Samuel ). 2. habitational name for someone from Smilovichi, in Belarus.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Alton Smulowitz in household of Nathan Smulowitz, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alton R Smulowitz, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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