Lawrence R Elsesser

22 June 1893–1980 (Age 86)
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lawrence R

When Lawrence R Elsesser was born on 22 June 1893, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Elsesser, was 36 and his mother, Emma Genette Tyler Johnson, was 27. He married Evelyn Lucile Lansing on 15 June 1916, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Delhi, Ingham, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1980, at the age of 87, and was buried in Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Lawrence R Elsesser
Evelyn Lucile Lansing
Marriage: 15 June 1916
Robert W Elsesser
Bruce Allan Elsesser

Spouse and Children

15 June 1916
Michigan, United States


    Robert W Elsesser


    Bruce Allan Elsesser


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

Variant spelling of German Elsässer ( see Elsasser ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lawrence R Elesser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence R Elsesser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence R Elsesser, "United States Census, 1930"

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