Floyd Waskow

Male26 June 1910–11 November 1944

Brief Life History of Floyd

Floyd Waskow was born on 26 June 1910, in Sumner, Bremer, Iowa, United States. He died on 11 November 1944, at the age of 34.

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    World Events (3)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 3

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 3

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Kurt. Jewish Ilan, Shoshana.

    Polish (Waśków); East German: derivative of the Polish personal name Waśko (see Wasko ).

    Jewish (American): shortened form of some original eastern Ashkenazic habitational name based on the toponym derived from the Slavic personal name Vasko or Waśko (see Wasko ).

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

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