Louis Wanka

Male12 June 1854–26 June 1944

Brief Life History of Louis

Louis Wanka was born on 12 June 1854, in Austria as the son of Wanka and Waller. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Kate Siemon. He lived in Valleyford, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 June 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Louis Wanka
Kate Siemon
Fred Otto Wanka
Frances E Wanka

Sources (8)

  • Lewis Wanka, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis Wanka, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Louis Wanka in entry for Fred Otto Wanka and Amy May Hickox, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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Children (2)

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 12

Prussia attacks Austria.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 27

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and Sorbian: from a pet form of the personal name Jan . The Sorbian surname is found mainly in Germanized forms, such as Janke .

Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name János (see Janos ).

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

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