Asa Smith Hamman

8 October 1895–30 December 1964 (Age 69)
Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Asa Smith

When Asa Smith Hamman was born on 8 October 1895, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, his father, Harvey D Hamman, was 33 and his mother, Alice White, was 34. He married Zola Marie Dickinson on 23 January 1918, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 December 1964, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Asa Smith Hamman
Zola Marie Dickinson
Marriage: 23 January 1918
Patricia Hamman

Spouse and Children

23 January 1918
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Patricia Hamman


Parents and Siblings


    Alice White




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 2

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Hammann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Asa Hammon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Asa S Hamman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Asa S Hamman in household of Harvey G Hamman, "United States Census, 1910"

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