Elmer Ellsworth Waite

August 1866–10 November 1944 (Age 78)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Elmer Ellsworth

When Elmer Ellsworth Waite was born in August 1866, in Minnesota, United States, his father, John Daniel Waite, was 36 and his mother, Juliette Roseberry, was 31. He married Gertrude Viola Bodey in 1888. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 10 November 1944, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Elmer Ellsworth Waite
Gertrude Viola Bodey
Marriage: 1888
Clement F Waite
Susie Ellen Waite
Geraldine Waite
Wesley Shilling Waite

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    Clement F Waite


    Susie Ellen Waite


    Geraldine Waite


    Wesley Shilling Waite


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 18

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (of Germanic origin; compare Wachter ), or from the same word in its original abstract/collective sense, ‘the watch’. There may also have been some late confusion with White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer E Waite, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer E Waite, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer E Waite, "United States Census, 1940"

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