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Louis Hecker

Also Known As: "Lezer Hirsh", "Louis Aiker (1910 US Census)"
Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Otik Molov (Oteck Molov), Russia
Death: October 19, 1918 (32)
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Unknown Hecker and Unknown Hecker
Husband of Fannie (Fayge) Hecker
Father of Sam Hecker and Elizabeth Williams
Brother of Abraham Hecker

Occupation: Railroad Engineer
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About Louis Hecker

He was a railroad mechanical engineer & machinist. Died in the Great Flu epidemic.

His right eye turned in, and his sight, therefore, defective.

September 25, 1880 is shown as birth date on 1904 Declaration of Intent to File for US Citizenship. St. Petersburg is stated as place of birth and previous foreign residence.

1882 is shown as birth year on 1918 Draft Registration.

Family knowledge had 1886 as birth year.

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Louis Hecker's Timeline

Otik Molov (Oteck Molov), Russia

Alternate birthdate 9/25/1880.

October 15, 1904
Age 18
Pittsburgh, PA, United States

No City of Pittsburgh Birth Certificate is known to exist. An affadavit, dated Sep. 21, 1940, signed by his mother, Fannie Hecker, attests to his birth at Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. A second affadavit, dated Jan. 30, 1952, signed with the mark of Edith Trust, his aunt, also attests to Sam's date of birth, and that Edith was 28 years old at that time.

November 27, 1905
Age 19
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Alternate birthdate: 11/24/1905.

October 19, 1918
Age 32
Pittsburgh, PA, United States