Francis Eckert

1919–1987 (Age 68)
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Francis

Francis Eckert was born in 1919. She died in 1987, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68.

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1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

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The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1920

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

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘edge’, ‘point’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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