Victor Alexander Hosford

27 April 1890–20 October 1963 (Age 73)
Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Victor Alexander

When Victor Alexander Hosford was born on 27 April 1890, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Alexander Hosford, was 38 and his mother, Thea Marie Foss, was 29. He married Myrtle Cecelia Rongstad about 1925. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Dunn, Wisconsin, United States in 1890. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 20 October 1963, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States.

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Victor Alexander Hosford
Myrtle Cecelia Rongstad
Marriage: about 1925
William L Hosford
Thea Marie Hosford
David Alexander Hosford Whittier

Spouse and Children

about 1925


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Hosford





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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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Horsford . The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Hasford in household of Alexander Hasford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Victor Hosford in household of Alexander Hosford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Victor Hosfort, "United States Census, 1940"

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