Advertisement
Advertisement

Milda Lewis (1893 - 1980)

A photo of Milda Lewis
Add photo
Milda Lewis
1893 - 1980
Born
September 22, 1893
Death
December 1980
Last Known Residence
Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53142
Summary
Milda Lewis of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin was born on September 22, 1893, and died at age 87 years old in December 1980.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 54797053

Milda Lewis' Biography

Family, friend, or fan this Collaborative Biography is for you to show & tell Milda's life so that she is always remembered.
About Milda

Introduction

This section is to introduce Milda Lewis with highlights of her life and how she is remembered. Select the pencil to add details.
Looking for someone else?
Milda Lewis
Most commonly known as
Milda Lewis
Full legal name
None stated
Other names or aliases

Name & aliases

Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53142
Last place lived

Last residence

September 22, 1893
Birthday
Unknown
Birth location

Birth details

Advertisement

Ethnicity & Family History

What is Milda's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Milda born and where did she live?

Education

Did Milda finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Milda attend?

Religion

dd/mm/yyyy
Baptism date
Unknown
Place of worship

Baptism date & location

Was Milda a religious woman?

Professions

Share what Milda did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Milda's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Milda serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
December 1980
Death date
Unknown
Cause of death
Unknown
Death location

Death details

dd/mm/yyyy
Funeral date
Grave or burial unknown
Burial location

Gravesite & burial

Obituary

The below was generated. Please share Milda's obituary if available, or write one in your own words to preserve her memory.
Milda Lewis passed away at age 87 years old in December 1980. Milda Lewis of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin was born on September 22, 1893.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Milda Lewis lived 16 years longer than the average Lewis family member when she died at the age of 87.
The average age of a Lewis family member is 71.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Memories: Stories & Photos

Who is Milda Lewis to you? Share memories and family stories, photos, or ask questions.
Through sharing we discover more together.
Loading...one moment please
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree & Friends

Milda's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Lewis family tree.

Milda's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Milda Lewis Milda Lewis
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Milda's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio
Advertisement
Advertisement
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1893 - 1980 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Milda's lifetime.

In 1893, in the year that Milda Lewis was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1904, Milda was just 11 years old when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1956, Milda was 63 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1967, at the age of 74 years old, Milda was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1980, in the year of Milda Lewis's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Back to Top