William Perske (1886 - 1963)

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William Perske
1886 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
William Perske was born on June 17, 1886. He died in February 1963 at 76 years of age. We know that William Perske had been residing in Illinois.


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William Perske died in February 1963 at 76 years old. He was born on June 17, 1886. We have no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Perske had been residing in Illinois.
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In 1886, in the year that William Perske was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1893, he was just 7 years old when on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1926, when he was 40 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1950, when he was 64 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1963, in the year of William Perske's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Dec 25, 1897 - May 1974
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Jul 5, 1879 - October 1967
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Jul 22, 1905 - January 1968
James Bernard Perske
Jun 25, 1929 - Jan 30, 2008
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Frances E Perske
Dec 1, 1902 - Oct 29, 1989
Wausau, WI
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Dec 11, 1899 - December 1964
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Jun 16, 1900 - September 1972
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John P Perske
Feb 11, 1923 - Oct 11, 1988
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Robert D Perske
Dec 7, 1920 - Jan 14, 2011
Verona, WI
Pauline M Perske
Feb 2, 1899 - Apr 16, 1998
Wausau, WI
Nettie Perske
Sep 27, 1908 - February 1978
Adolf Perske
Sep 26, 1880 - December 1967
Elberta, Alabama
Emma L Perske
Mar 8, 1911 - Jun 3, 2002
Elberta, AL

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