Howard King Oaks

27 June 1894–22 December 1932 (Age 38)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Howard King

When Howard King Oaks was born on 27 June 1894, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Alonzo Oaks, was 44 and his mother, Jane King Quick, was 36. He married Helen M. Oaks in 1922. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 25 years. He died on 22 December 1932, at the age of 38, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Howard King Oaks
Helen M. Oaks
Marriage: 1922

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 4
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 12
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Oakes .2 Americanized form of Jewish Ochs .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Howard K Oakes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Oakes in household of Alonso Oakes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Howard Oakes in household of Alanzo Oakes, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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