Irene Loretta Lewis

1902–1953 (Age 51)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Irene Loretta

When Irene Loretta Lewis was born on 4 June 1902, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Lewis, was 35 and her mother, Mary Sullivan, was 32. She married August W. Schmidt on 4 March 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Dunmore, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 11 August 1953, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irene Loretta Lewis
1902–1953
August W. Schmidt
1899–1966
Marriage: 4 March 1925
John Joseph Smith
1925–1998

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1925
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • William Lewis

    Male1867–1940Male

  • Mary Sullivan

    Female1869–1938Female

siblings

(4)

  • William Lewis

    Male1894–1945Male

  • Margaret Lewis

    Female1897–Female

  • Female1902–1953Female

  • Francis Lewis

    Male1910–Male

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Irene Lewis in household of William Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene Lewis in household of William Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irene Haut in household of Frank P Haut, "United States Census, 1940"

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