Matthew J Lasiowski

1916–1967 (Age 50)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Matthew J

When Matthew J Lasiowski was born on 10 June 1916, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Francis Lasiowski, was 27 and his mother, Mary Zychal, was 21. He died on 27 February 1967, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Francis Lasiowski
1889–1947
Mary Zychal
1895–1951
Matthew J Lasiowski
1916–1967
Edward Lasiowski
–1971
Helen Frances Lasiowski
1920–1984
Emily Mary Lasiowski
1921–1967

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 3

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 14

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places called Lasków, Laskowa, or Laskowo, named with Polish lasek, a diminutive of las ‘forest’.

Possible Related Names

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

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