William Frank Kalish

3 May 1924–21 August 1953 (Age 29)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Frank

When William Frank Kalish was born on 3 May 1924, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, William E. Kalish, was 33 and his mother, Nora Leota Kitsmiller, was 25. He married Dorothy Alice Vannoy on 27 July 1946, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 21 August 1953, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Mifflin Cemetery, Gahanna, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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William Frank Kalish
Dorothy Alice Vannoy
Marriage: 27 July 1946

Spouse and Children

27 July 1946
Franklin, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Margaret L Kalish


    Dorothy June Kalish



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 11

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

Americanized spelling of Czech or Slovak Kališ ( see Kalis ), Hungarian Kalis , or German and Jewish Kalisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William E Kalish in household of William E Kalish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Frank Kalish, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • William Frank Kalish, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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