Edward Dudek

13 November 1894–15 September 1992 (Age 97)
Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Dudek was born on 13 November 1894, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Dudek, was 31 and his mother, Louisa Laskovski, was 29. He married Henrietta Louise Kortemier on 11 December 1920, in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1905 and Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. He died on 15 September 1992, in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Dudek
Henrietta Louise Kortemier
Marriage: 11 December 1920
Myron Dudek
Judith Ann Dudek

Spouse and Children

11 December 1920
Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States


    Myron Dudek


    Judith Ann Dudek


Parents and Siblings

    John Dudek


    Louisa Laskovski




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 13

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 26

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Slovak: nickname from dudek ‘hoopoe’, with reference to some attribute of the bird such as its repetitive call or its bright plumage. In Polish the word also means ‘simpleton’ and this no doubt contributed to the Polish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eddy Dudek in household of John Dudek, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Edward Dudeck in household of Johann Dudeck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Dudek in household of Johan Dudek, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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