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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Anders Johan Carlsson
Anna Christina Lif
Annie Marie Carlson
Carl Oscar Carlson
Hulda Christina Carlson
Ernest Richard Carlson
John Hendry Carlson
Frank August Carlson
Esther Louise Carlson
Augusta Josephine Carlson

Parents and Siblings

    Anders Johan Carlsson


    Anna Christina Lif




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World Events (8)


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

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