Anna Mae Howes

10 May 1890–13 March 1985 (Age 94)
Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Anna Mae

When Anna Mae Howes was born on 10 May 1890, in Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Richard R. "Dick" Howes, was 30 and her mother, Emma Willhelmina Ober, was 18. She lived in Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States in 1890. She died on 13 March 1985, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Floyd John Walker
1882–1938
Anna Mae Howes
1890–1985
Lester Charles Walker
1911–1975
Violet Rose Walker
1913–1999
George R Walker
1916–1968
Grace Mae Walker
1918–1996
Raymond Forrest Walker
1920–2009
Bette Jane Walker
1922–2003

Spouse and Children

    Floyd John Walker

    Male1882–1938Male

    Female1890–1985Female

children

(6)

    Lester Charles Walker

    Male1911–1975Male

    Female1913–1999Female

    George R Walker

    Male1916–1968Male

    Grace Mae Walker

    Female1918–1996Female

    Raymond Forrest Walker

    Male1920–2009Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Richard R. "Dick" Howes

    Male1859–1935Male

    Emma Willhelmina Ober

    Female1871–1925Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1890–1985Female

    Raymond R Howes

    Male1894–1928Male

    Rosa Lee Howes

    Female1896–Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 17

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from the plural of Middle English how ‘barrow’ ( see Howe 1) 2. possibly a variant of House . 3. patronymic from Hugh .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anna May Howes, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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