John C. Wolff Jr.

24 May 1911–27 August 1974 (Age 63)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John C.

When John C. Wolff Jr. was born on 24 May 1911, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Carl Wolff, was 38 and his mother, Fleta Marie Owens, was 23. He died on 27 August 1974, in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pontiac Southside Cemetery, Pontiac Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States.

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John Carl Wolff
Fleta Marie Owens
John C. Wolff Jr.
Helen Wolf
Caroline Wolff

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    Fleta Marie Owens




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 2

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 18

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

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wolf .

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

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  • John Wolff in household of John C Wolff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Wolf in household of John C Wolf, "United States Census, 1920"

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