Mr Sterling E Jantz

24 August 1926–6 May 2009 (Age 82)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sterling E

When Mr Sterling E Jantz was born on 24 August 1926, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Edmund F Jantz, was 34 and his mother, Lillian Mae Purpus, was 32. He died on 6 May 2009, in Fish Lake, Sophiasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Edmund F Jantz
1892–
Lillian Mae Purpus
1894–
Edmund Rueben Jantz
1920–1999
Mr Sterling E Jantz
1926–2009
Eugene William Jantz Jr.
1927–1979

Parents and Siblings

    Edmund F Jantz

    Male1892–Male

    Lillian Mae Purpus

    Female1894–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · The World's Busiest Airport

Age 1

"Originally named Chicago Air Park, Midway Airport was built with one cinder runway mainly for airmail flights. The city then leased the airport and named it the Chicago Municipal Airport. By 1928, the airport had twelve hangars and four runways, lit for night operations. In 1931 the airport claimed to be the ""World's Busiest"" with over 100,846 passengers on 60,947 flights each week. In July 1949 the airport was renamed after the Battle of Midway."
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) ( see John ).

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

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  • Mr Sterling E Jantz, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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