Peder Andersen

7 March 1892–21 March 1948 (Age 56)
Lihme, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Andersen was born on 7 March 1892, in Lihme, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Andersen Dam, was 28 and his mother, Marie Pedersen Schmidt, was 19. He died on 21 March 1948, in U.S. Naval Hospital, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in East Farmingdale, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 15

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Peder Anderson, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Peder Andersen, "Find A Grave Index"

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