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Adam Slav Eterovich

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
Death: February 16, 2013 (82)
San Carlos, San Mateo County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ivan "John" Eterović/ Eterovich and Ana Eterović Cvitanich
Husband of <private> Eterovic
Father of <private> Eterovic
Brother of Winnie Ann Biocini; <private> Eterovic; <private> Eterovic; Kay Eterovic and <private> Eterovic

Managed by: Sonja Reed Cvitanich
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About Adam Slav Eterovich

ETEROVICH, ADAM S. Publisher-Author

Recognized as the leading historian and source of information regarding Croatians in the USA. Adam has devoted nearly all of his adult life to expounding Croatian culture whether through his writings, publishing, leadership in sponsoring Croatian social events, and his sharing of information whenever requested. His father and mother were born on the Island of Brac; her maiden name was Cvitanich. Adam was born in San Francisco and his wife, Danica, was born in Zagreb. Adam and Danica Kralj married at St Mark’s Church in Zagreb in 1958 after attending the University of Zagreb for one and one half years on a Matica scholarship. Adam graduated from Balboa High School in San Francisco and from San Francisco State University where he obtained the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and History. He was a four year Korean War volunteer and served 41 months in the Army of Occupation, Germany, Headquarters Southern Command, Sergeant First Class. His duties included responsibility for top secret military records at Headquarters Command and at Landsburg War Crimes Prison and other Posts. He worked with Croatian refugees and was involved in transporting them to Italian and German ports for shipment to Australia, Canada and America. He is the author of several books including Croatian Pioneers in America, 1650-1900, Croatian Coats of Arms, Croatians in the New World, 1492-1650, Croatian Popes and Saints and the Croatian Checkered Arms including numerous articles on Croatian pioneers in America. He maintains a file of over 90,000 Croatian pioneers in America. He has been active as a leader in Croatian organizations, including the Croatian Fraternal Union for 40 years; he organized the Croatian Genealogical and Heraldic Society and the Ragusan Press. He is Vice-President of the Old Slavonian Society of San Francisco,org 1857; a member Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Croatian Church of Nativity in San Francisco. Adam is a past member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the California Historical Society. He was active during the recent war, devoting many hours to organizing relief supplies, mainly foods and clothes and public relations. Adam Eterovich is a person who was and is proud of his heritage and one who has devoted his life for the good of America, Croatia and Croatians wherever they may be.

 
http://www.croatia.org/crown/articles/10402/1/Adam-Eterovich-1931-2013-distinguished-researcher-of-the-history-and-culture-of-Croatian-diaspora-in-the-USA.html
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Adam Slav Eterovich's Timeline

1930
November 27, 1930
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
2013
February 16, 2013
Age 82
San Carlos, San Mateo County, California, United States