Redus History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Redus family
The surname Redus was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor. They had originated in Dalmatia where they were counts of that nation.
Early History of the Redus family
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Redus Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rados, Redus, Radosio, Redosio and others.
Early Notables of the Redus family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Redus family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Carl Rados, who came to New York, NY in 1880; Eleonore Rados, who settled in Baltimore in 1890; Marie Rados, who arrived in New York, NY in 1891; Anna Rados, who arrived in New York, NY in 1891.
Contemporary Notables of the name Redus (post 1700) +
- R. R. Redus, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944 
- Carl Redus Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2008 
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