Gertrude Hoerres

9 April 1915–5 June 1987 (Age 72)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gertrude

Gertrude Hoerres was born on 9 April 1915, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Eugene Proszkiewicz- Price. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. She died on 5 June 1987, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 72.

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Eugene Proszkiewicz- Price
Gertrude Hoerres
Joan Price

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 4

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.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 19

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

German: this name is found Latinized as Henrici, so it presumably represents a patronymic based on a short form of Heinrich .

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

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  • Gertrude Proszkiwscz in household of Eugene Proszkiwscz, "United States Census, 1940"

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