Jake La Botz

10/29/2007 – Jake La Botz – Los Angeles Premiere of “American Gangster” – ArcLight Theater – Hollywood, California. USA – Keywords: Premiere – – – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 23, 1968

*Dutch, Irish (father)
*English, other (mother)

Jake La Botz is an American blues singer, songwriter, actor, and meditation teacher.

Jake is the son of Barbara and Dan La Botz, a labor union activist, academic, journalist, and author.

Jake’s paternal grandfather was Herbert “Herb” Labotz (the son of John Cornelius La Botz and Henrietta “Harriet” Borgman). Herb was born in Illinois. John was from Doesburg, Gelderland, Netherlands, and was the son of Henry Labotz and Geertruida Margaretha Remmelink. Harriet was the daughter of Ubel Borgman, and was of Dutch background as well.

Jake’s paternal grandmother was named Betty. She had Irish ancestry.

Jake’s maternal grandfather was named Jinx Putnam. Jinx was a rancher from Wyoming.

Jake’s maternal grandmother was names Francis.

Sources: https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Jake’s mother – https://www.crowncremationburial.com

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