Edwin Raymond Stander

27 August 1896–October 1966 (Age 70)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Raymond

When Edwin Raymond Stander was born on 27 August 1896, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Leonard Peter Stander, was 34 and his mother, Nellie Reddington, was 33. He married Lela Mae Branch on 23 August 1920, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 5 years and Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1940. In 1920, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as laundry man in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He died in October 1966, in Delton, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Edwin Raymond Stander
Lela Mae Branch
Marriage: 23 August 1920

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  • Marriage
    23 August 1920Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 7
    Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    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: unexplained.

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

    Sources (13)

    • Edwin Stander, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Edwin R Stander, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Edwin R. Stander, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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