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Edward Adolph B. Laufer (1910 - 1990)

Edward Adolph B. Laufer
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of , , , , [private sister (1910s - unknown)] and
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Sep 2018
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Volga German
Edward Laufer was a Volga German.
Edward Laufer has German Roots.

Edward was born in 1910. He was the son of Frank Laufer and Annie Brester. He passed away in 1990.

1920 United States Federal Census [1]

Name: Adolf Laufer [Adolf Lanfer]
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1911
Birthplace: Russia
Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 28, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
Street: Moffat Street
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1911
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Frank Laufer
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's name: Annie Laufer
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Native Tongue: German
Naturalization Status: Alien
Attended School: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Frank Laufer 36
Annie Laufer 36
Adolf Laufer 9
Frank Laufer 8
Alvina Laufer 5
Lillian Laufer 4
Otto Laufer 2

1930 United States Federal Census [2]

Name: Adolph Laufer
Birth Year: abt 1911
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Russia
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Shakespeare Ave.
Ward of City: 38 Com' Area 21
Block: 464
House Number: 2861
Dwelling Number: 77
Family Number: 187
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Language Spoken: Russian
Immigration Year: 1910
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Inspector
Industry: Telegraph Company
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Frank Laufer 45
Annie Laufer 45
Adolph Laufer 19
Frank Laufer 18
Alvina Laufer 16
Lillian Laufer 14
Otto Laufer 12
Barbara Laufer 82

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [3]

Name: Edward Laufer
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 27 Nov 1910
Death Date: 15 Mar 1990
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 322011343
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 31 Jan 1943
Release Date 1: 24 Feb 1946

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [4]

Name: Edward B. Laufer
SSN: 322-01-1343
Born: 27 Nov 1910
Died: 15 Mar 1990
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)

Death Record for his Son Edward W. Laufer [5]

This record names Edward's wife.

Name Edward Warren Laufer
Event Type Death
Event Date 18 Jul 1991
Event Place Elk Grove Village, Cook, Illinois, United States
Residence Place 341 North Walnut
Gender Male
Age 69
Marital Status Divorced
Race White
Occupation Truck Driver
Birth Date 20 Oct 1921
Birthplace , , Illinois
Funeral Home Geils Funeral Home
Burial Date 22 Jul 1991
Burial Place Leyden, ,
Cemetery Fairview Memorial Cemetery
Father's Name Edward Laufer
Mother's Name Lillian Harder
Entry Number 42273


  1. 1920 United States Federal Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 28, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_344; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 1732. See:
  2. 1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 1326; FHL microfilm: 2340207. See:
  3. Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. See:
  4. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2014. See:
  5. "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994," database, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2018), Edward Laufer in entry for Edward Warren Laufer, 18 Jul 1991; citing Elk Grove Village, Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference , record number, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm.

See also:

  • Personal records of descendant Lillian Laufer Whittingham, as conveyed to descendant JoAnn Hamilton, Mesa, Arizona.

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