Louis Peduzzi

14 June 1918–16 April 2010 (Age 91)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Peduzzi was born on 14 June 1918, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Smeraldo Peduzzi, was 32 and his mother, Loretta Salvatti, was 34. He married Waltraud Zollingkoffer on 31 March 1939. He lived in Queens, New York, United States in 1930 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 16 April 2010, in Deer Park, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 91.

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Louis Peduzzi
Waltraud Zollingkoffer
Marriage: 31 March 1939

Spouse and Children

31 March 1939

Parents and Siblings




    Sylvia Peduzzi


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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for someone with small feet, from a diminutive of piedi ‘feet’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louis Beduzzi in household of Smeralds Beduzzi, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Peduzzi in household of Smeraldo Peduzzi, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Peduzzi, "New York State Census, 1925"

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