When Elmer Raymond Lanterman was born on 6 June 1889, in Humboldt, Allen, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry Harry Fillmore Lanterman, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Etta Kraut, was 22. He married Gladys Charlotte Jones on 21 June 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Grace, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Vallejo, Solano, California, United States in 1930. He died on 23 January 1959, in Placer, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.
Americanized form of German Lantermann:
from the ancient Germanic personal name Lanthar (from lant ‘land’ + hari ‘army’) + man ‘man’.
habitational name for someone from a farm so named near Elberfeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia.