Oliver John Hotz

19 July 1916–23 July 1953 (Age 37)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Oliver John

Oliver John Hotz was born on 19 July 1916 as the son of Henrietta B Gruber. He died on 23 July 1953, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Swiss, Gasconade, Missouri, United States.

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Henrietta B Gruber
1897–1981
Oliver John Hotz
1916–1953

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name, Hugizo or Huz o, pet forms of a compound name formed with hug- as the first element ( see, for example, Hubert , Hugh ).2 South German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German hotzen ‘to run swiftly’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Oliver Hotz in household of Henry Locher, "United States Census, 1930"

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