Frank August Carlson

6 November 1883–14 July 1964 (Age 80)
New Sweden, Travis, Texas, United States

The Life of Frank August

When Frank August Carlson was born on 6 November 1883, in New Sweden, Travis, Texas, United States, his father, Anders Johan Carlsson, was 39 and his mother, Anna Christina Lif, was 38. He died on 14 July 1964, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Anders Johan Carlsson
1843–1918
Anna Christina Lif
1845–1929
Annie Marie Carlson
1873–1893
Carl Oscar Carlson
1874–1943
Hulda Christina Carlson
1876–1961
Ernest Richard Carlson
1879–1957
John Hendry Carlson
1881–1943
Frank August Carlson
1883–1964
Esther Louise Carlson
1886–1924
Augusta Josephine Carlson
1888–1975

Parents and Siblings

    Anders Johan Carlsson

    Male1843–1918Male

    Anna Christina Lif

    Female1845–1929Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 22

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Frank August Carlson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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