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Rosa Korn Gahn b. 11 Apr 1928 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States d. 26 Aug 2014

Rosa Korn Gahn

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  • Name  Rosa Korn Gahn 
    Born  11 Apr 1928  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Census  9 Apr 1930  Chicago (Ward 8), Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Rosa Gahn in household of Francis P Gahn 
    Census  10 Apr 1940  Chicago (Ward 8), Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Rosa K Gahn in household of Francis P Gahn 
    Obituary 
    • Born Rosa Korn Gahn on April 11, 1928 to Francis P Gahn and Selina Kull Gahn in Chicago, IL, Rosa was the youngest of three siblings. As a child she lived with her family in Illinois, Tennessee and Alabama. She graduated from Southeast Missouri College with degrees in Biology and English. She later completed a degree at Washington University in Library Science. Her career spanned the 1950's into 1990's with some interruption to raise two children. She worked in the Art and Reference rooms at the St. Louis Public Central Library, St. Louis University Law Library, and as the Librarian for the Law Library Association of St. Louis in the Civil Courts Building. She is preceded in death by her husband William H Wright, son David A Wright, and sister Kathryne Klein. She is survived by daughter Ellen E Wright, granddaughter Kaitlin E Wright and brother Henrik Gahn among other family members. She died at home on August 26, 2014 after a long incapacitation. A memorial service will take place at The Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO 63117 on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
    Died  26 Aug 2014 
    Buried  Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I130  Kull Family | A, B
    Last Modified  10 Apr 2016 

    Father  Francis Paul Gahn,   b. 27 Jan 1888, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1965, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Selina Sophia Kull,   b. 22 Apr 1900, Taft, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1984, Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

    Family  William Henry Wright,   b. 9 Dec 1919, , Perry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 2010 
    Married  2 Nov 1957  Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. David Andrew Wright,   b. 24 Mar 1961, Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 2010, , , Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Ellen Elizabeth Wright
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2009 
    Family ID  F66  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1928 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1957 - Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Kull Family in Chicago
    Kull Family in Chicago
    front: Bill Kull, Melson Locker, Selma Kull, Rosa Gahn, Marie Kull (in front of Rosa), Selina Kull Gahn, Kathryne McCormick, Henrik Gahn.
    rear: Paul Gahn, Kitty Kull Locker, Lloyd Kull, Fred Kull, Jule Kull
    Rudy Haller, Rosa Gahn, Margaret Haller, Lloyd Kull, and Max Kull
    Rudy Haller, Rosa Gahn, Margaret Haller, Lloyd Kull, and Max Kull
    Rosa Wright and Lavetta Kull
    Rosa Wright and Lavetta Kull
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Rosa and Bill Wright
    Rosa and Bill Wright

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Personal correspondence: W.D. Sharp, Sharp, W.D., (email from Wendy Safford).

    2. [S372] 1930 United States Census, Illinois, Cook, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T626, roll 429, enumeration district (ED) 371, sheet 14A, dwelling 189, family 232, Rosa Gahn in household of Francis P Gahn (Reliability: 3).
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    3. [S322] 1940 United States Census, Illinois, Cook, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T627, roll T627_937, enumeration district (ED) 103-510, sheet 7B, household 154, Rosa K Gahn in household of Francis P Gahn (Reliability: 3).
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