Jake Staricha

1889–1987 (Age 98)
California, United States

The Life of Jake

Jake Staricha was born on 6 July 1889, in California, United States. He died on 28 November 1987, in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 98.

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Jake Staricha
1889–1987
Louisa Rastello
1894–1990

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

Slovenian: from a noun derivative of star ‘old’, either an identifying name for the older of two bearers of the same name or, in some cases, an identifying name for an ‘old’ inhabitant, as distinct from a newcomer.

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

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