Hazel Ruth Reichard

31 March 1918–4 January 1985 (Age 66)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hazel Ruth

When Hazel Ruth Reichard was born on 31 March 1918, in Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Paul Albert Reichard, was 24 and her mother, Della Ruth Hoger, was 26. She married Leroy F Schmudde on 7 May 1940, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 January 1985, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Justice, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Leroy F Schmudde
Hazel Ruth Reichard
Marriage: 7 May 1940

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7 May 1940
Cook, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 1

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name ( see Richard ). This surname (and its variants) has also been adopted by Jews.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hasel Ruchard in household of Paul Ruchard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hazel Reichard in household of Paul A Reichard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel R Reichard in household of Paul A Reichard, "United States Census, 1940"

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