Anthony George Gackowski

1896–1969 (Age 72)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anthony George

When Anthony George Gackowski was born on 21 October 1896, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Lawrence Gackowski, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Jarzyna, was 23. He married Alice Anna Huscher on 19 June 1918, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 July 1969, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Niles, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Anthony George Gackowski
Alice Anna Huscher
Marriage: 19 June 1918
Anthony George Gackowski

Spouse & Children

19 June 1918
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


  • Anthony George Gackowski


Parents & Siblings

  • Lawrence Gackowski


  • Catherine Jarzyna




  • Mary Gackowski


  • Leo Frank Gackowski Sr.


  • Ella Gackowski


  • Male1896–1969Male

  • Annie Gackowski


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World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 1

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Polish (Czaczkowski): habitational name for someone from a place called Czaczki in Białystok voivodeship, or some other place named with cacko, a derivative of Old Polish czacz ‘toy’, ‘bauble’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anthony Gackowski, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anthony Gackowski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anton Gackowski in household of Lawrence Gackowski, "United States Census, 1910"

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