Peter Homicz

2 January 1897–6 June 1964 (Age 67)

The Life of Peter

Peter Homicz was born on 2 January 1897, in Lithuania. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Pauline Kaniewski. He died on 6 June 1964, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67.

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Peter Homicz
Pauline Kaniewski
Bernard Homicz
Lillian Homicz
Genevie Homicz

Spouse and Children



    Bernard Homicz


    Lillian Homicz


    Genevie Homicz


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; probably an Americanized form of a Slavic name. This surname occurs chiefly in PA.

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

Sources (2)

  • Pete Homicz in entry for Bernard Homicz, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peter Homicz - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Peter Homicz

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