Hollis Joseph Kroetch (1903 - 1978)

Hollis Joseph Kroetch
1903 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Hollis Joseph Kroetch, father to 2 children, was born on January 1, 1903. He was born to Hellen Isabel (Steeples) Kroetch and John Baptist Henry Kroetsch, with sibling Juanita. He married Dorothy Ferguson in 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Bell Gillett and Hollis Frederick Kroetch. Hollis also married Ida Ryno on October 31, 1938 and Hollis died in February 1978. He died in February 1978 in Brier, United States of America at age 75. We know that Hollis Joseph Kroetch had been residing in Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington 98036.

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Hollis Joseph Kroetch

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Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington 98036

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Hollis Joseph Kroetch Family Tree

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Parents:

Sep 27, 1879 - Sep 27, 1968
Apr 7, 1874 - April 1945

Siblings:

Mar 26, 1901 - Jun 2, 1935
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Hollis Joseph Kroetch

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Unknown - Unknown

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Mar 26, 1901 - Jun 2, 1935

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Hollis Joseph Kroetch & Dorothy (Ferguson) Kroetch

1923 - August 1932
Cause of Separation: Death
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Children:

Nov 21, 1925 - Jan 6, 1998
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Hollis Joseph Kroetch & Ida Mae "Peggy" (Ryno) Kroetch

October 31, 1938 - February 1978
Cause of Separation: Death
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Hollis Joseph Kroetch, father to 2 children, passed away in February 1978 in Brier, United States of America at age 75. He was born on January 1, 1903. He was born to Hellen Isabel (Steeples) Kroetch and John Baptist Henry Kroetsch, with sibling Juanita. He married Dorothy Ferguson in 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Bell Gillett and Hollis Frederick Kroetch. Hollis married Ida Ryno on October 31, 1938 and Hollis died in February 1978. We know that Hollis Joseph Kroetch had been residing in Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington 98036.
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1903 - 1978 World Events

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In 1903, in the year that Hollis Joseph Kroetch was born, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1929, he was 26 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1934, at the age of 31 years old, Hollis was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1954, when he was 51 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1978, in the year of Hollis Joseph Kroetch's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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