Edward Harold Munson

9 October 1883–April 1976 (Age 92)
Cambridge, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward Harold

When Edward Harold Munson was born on 9 October 1883, in Cambridge, Henry, Illinois, United States, his father, Nels Munson, was 47 and his mother, Christina Margretta Svensson, was 39. He married Mabel Malcolm about 1907, in Illinois, United States. He died in April 1976, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Edward Harold Munson
Mabel Malcolm
Marriage: about 1907

Spouse and Children

about 1907
Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nels Munson


    Christina Margretta Svensson




    John N Munson


    Paul J. Munson


    Frederick E Munson



    Tillie M Munson


+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 25

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Munn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Munson in household of Nels Munson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward H Munson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward H Munson, "United States Census, 1920"

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