Norman Edmund Potter

26 July 1887–30 June 1966 (Age 78)
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Norman Edmund

When Norman Edmund Potter was born on 26 July 1887, in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Nelson Potter, was 21 and his mother, Lavina Ellen Freeman, was 21. He married Ellen A Johnson on 20 May 1922, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Long Lake Township, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years and The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 30 June 1966, in Seaside, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Norman Edmund Potter
Ellen A Johnson
Marriage: 20 May 1922
Norman Potter

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  • Marriage
    20 May 1922Seattle, King, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Montana is 41st state.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 21
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 27402;2007: 54227; 2010: 72175)English and Dutch; North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Lončar ‘potter’ (see Loncar ), and probably also of cognates from some other languages, e.g. Czech Hrnčíř (see Hrncir ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (23)

    • Norman E Potter, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Norman E Potter, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Norman Edward Potter, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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