Bernard Looman Trawicky

21 June 1916–11 March 1995 (Age 78)
Plentywood, Sheridan, Montana, United States

The Life of Bernard Looman

When Bernard Looman Trawicky was born on 21 June 1916, in Plentywood, Sheridan, Montana, United States, his father, Bernard Martin Trawicky, was 25 and his mother, Laura Looman, was 21. He lived in Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Wheaton, Traverse, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1995, in Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Bernard Martin Trawicky
Laura Looman
Bernard Looman Trawicky
Maxine Frances Trawicky
Janet Helene Trawicky

Parents and Siblings

    Bernard Martin Trawicky





World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 3

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Probably an altered form, under German influence, of Polish Trawicki, a habitational name from a place called Trawice in Gdańsk voivodeship, or some other place named with Polish trawa ‘grass’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard Trawicky in household of Walter Bock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard Trawicky in household of Bernard Trawicky, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernard Trawisky Jr. in household of Bernard Trawisky, "United States Census, 1930"

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