Basil Alois Lassek

Brief Life History of Basil Alois

When Basil Alois Lassek was born on 16 February 1905, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Stephen Lassek, was 35 and his mother, Marta Wozny, was 31. He married Catherine Sage on 15 April 1928, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Butler Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 September 1986, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Saint Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, Duncan, Platte, Nebraska, United States.

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Basil Alois Lassek
Catherine Sage
Marriage: 15 April 1928
Basil Richard Lassek

Sources (7)

  • Basel Lassek in household of Stephans Lassek, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Basil Lassek, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Basil Lassek in entry for Barbara Jean Siemek, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Svein, Sven, Thor, Hilmar, Lasse, Niels. German Hans, Lorenz, Erwin, Manfred, Otto, Uwe.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from Lasse, a pet form of Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence .

North German: possibly also an assimilated form of Danish Larssen (see Larsen ).

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

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