Russell Earl Oaks

8 May 1890–16 July 1961 (Age 71)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Russell Earl

When Russell Earl Oaks was born on 8 May 1890, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Alonzo Oaks, was 40 and his mother, Jane King Quick, was 32. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Asta Lund. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 July 1961, at the age of 71.

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Russell Earl Oaks
Asta Lund
Jessica L Oakes
Russell E Oakes Jr.
William B Oakes

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    Jessica L Oakes


    Russell E Oakes Jr.


    William B Oakes


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 17

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (3)

  • Russell E Oakes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell E Oakes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell R Oaks in household of Bernk J Lund, "United States Census, 1920"

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