Hiram Abiff Case

5 October 1887–17 October 1969 (Age 82)
Dewitt, Cuming, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Abiff

When Hiram Abiff Case was born on 5 October 1887, in Dewitt, Cuming, Nebraska, United States, his father, James F Case, was 51 and his mother, Ada Jackson, was 34. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years and Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 17 October 1969, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 3
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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 4
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 22
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cass, case ‘box, chest, casket, case’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.English: alternatively, a variant of Cass or Cash .Americanized form of French Caisse .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Hiram A Case, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Hiram Case in household of Ada A Case, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hiram Abiff Case, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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