Ernst Chase

about 1889–
Iowa, United States

The Life of Ernst

Ernst Chase was born about 1889, in Iowa, United States. He married Helen May Parsons in 1918. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Ernst Chase
1889–
Helen May Parsons
1894–1920
Marriage: 1918
Gardner Ellsworth Chase
1916–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1918
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 24

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1920

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or rather a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare).2 Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a house, probably the occupier of the most distinguished house in the village, from a southern derivative of Latin casa ‘hut’, ‘cottage’, ‘cabin’.

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

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