Arthur Leroy Fasick

29 January 1892–21 October 1954 (Age 62)
Canton, South Dakota

The Life of Arthur Leroy

When Arthur Leroy Fasick was born on 29 January 1892, his father, John Ambrose Fasick, was 35 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Webb, was 34. He married Ruth Hendricks on 9 April 1917, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States in 1935. In 1942, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as rueben h donnelly corp, 350 e cermak road in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 21 October 1954, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Acacia Park Cemetery, Norwood Park Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Leroy Fasick
Ruth Hendricks
Marriage: 9 April 1917
Barbara Jane Fasick

Spouse and Children

9 April 1917
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Ambrose Fasick


    Mary Elizabeth Webb




World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Fäseke or Feseke, a metonymic occupational name for a grain farmer or miller, or a nickname for a small and delicate person or for a person of no account from Middle Low German väseke(n) ‘grain husk’, ‘chaff’, ‘fiber’, ‘little thing’ or central German fasig ‘small and delicate’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arthur L Pasich in household of John A Pasich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E L Fasick in household of Claude Fasick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur L Fasick, "United States Census, 1930"

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