Ernest Victor Soderquist Jr

13 May 1906–2 July 1986 (Age 80)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ernest Victor

When Ernest Victor Soderquist Jr was born on 13 May 1906, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Ernst Victor Soderquist, was 39 and his mother, Josephine Elizabeth Dietz, was 30. He married Elinore Forrest about 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 2 July 1986, in Bridgeview, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Ernest Victor Soderquist Jr
Elinore Forrest
Marriage: about 1924
Ernest Raymond Soderquist

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 1
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Age 13
During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
Age 21
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Söderqvist): ornamental name composed of the elements söder ‘southern’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Sources (7)

  • Ernest Soderquist in household of Elizabeth Soderquist, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Soderquist, "Illinois, Archdiocese of Chicago, Cemetery Records, 1864-1989"
  • Ernest V Soderquist, "BillionGraves Index"

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