Michael August Kish

2 August 1905–8 August 1954 (Age 49)
Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Michael August

When Michael August Kish was born on 2 August 1905, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, Andrew Kish, was 27 and his mother, Marie Talabos, was 27. He died on 8 August 1954, at the age of 49.

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Andrew Kish
Marie Talabos
Andrew Edward Kish
Michael August Kish
Mary Kish
George Kish
Paul Kish
Nicklous Kish

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    Mary Kish


    George Kish


    Paul Kish


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 6

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Kiss .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kisch .

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

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  • Michael Kish, "Find A Grave Index"

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