Emma Dusek

4 January 1895–13 July 1969 (Age 74)
Oxford, Johnson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Emma

Emma Dusek was born on 4 January 1895, in Oxford, Johnson, Iowa, United States as the daughter of John Dushek and Frances Teply. She married Charles Joseph "Chuck" Kosek on 2 September 1925, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States. She died on 13 July 1969, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Charles Joseph "Chuck" Kosek
1898–1943
Emma Dusek
1895–1969
Marriage: 2 September 1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1925
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Dushek

    Male1863–1905Male

    Frances Teply

    Female–1947Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 18

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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

Czech (Duˇek): from a pet form of the Old Czech personal name Duchoslav, composed of the elements duch ‘spirit’ + slav ‘glory’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Emilie Dusek, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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