Jack J Petska Jr

27 February 1927–24 March 1964 (Age 37)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Jack J

When Jack J Petska Jr was born on 27 February 1927, in Ohio, United States, his father, John M Petska, was 37 and his mother, Elsie M Valtman, was 23. He married Dolores Marie Morgan on 1 October 1955, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 March 1964, in Vista, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Twinsburg, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Jack J Petska Jr
Dolores Marie Morgan
Marriage: 1 October 1955

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    Dolores Marie Morgan


1 October 1955
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1930 · The Tower City Center

Age 3

Originally known as the Cleveland Union Terminal, the Tower City Center was originally commissioned by the Van Sweringen brothers. At the time, it was the second-largest excavation project in the world after the Panama Canal. From 1930 until 1964, the 52-story Terminal Tower was the tallest building in North America outside of New York City.

Age 14

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Slavic-variant of Petsch.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jack Petska in household of James Petska, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jack Petska in household of John Petska, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jack in entry for Elsie M Voltman Petska, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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