Howard King Oaks

Male27 June 1894–22 December 1933

Brief Life History 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 Hanson in 1922. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 December 1933, at the age of 39, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Howard King Oaks
Helen Hanson
Marriage: 1922

Sources (5)

  • Howard K Oakes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard King Oakes, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Howard Oakes in household of Alonso Oakes, "United States Census, 1900"

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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

    English: variant of Oakes .

    Americanized form of Jewish Ochs .

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

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