Edmund John Aiken

11 February 1889–13 May 1988 (Age 99)
Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Edmund John

When Edmund John Aiken was born on 11 February 1889, in Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, his father, Albert Edmund Aiken, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Anne Mckenzie, was 23. He married Gladys Jackson on 16 September 1919, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Woodlands Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada in 1906 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 13 May 1988, at the age of 99, and was buried in Paradise, Butte, California, United States.

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Edmund John Aiken
Gladys Jackson
Marriage: 16 September 1919
Edmond John Aiken

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  • Marriage
    16 September 1919Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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    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.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 2
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 27
    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

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Scottish Aitken .History: Aiken is the name of a NH family that was prominent in the 18th century; also of a Charleston family descended from William Aiken, who emigrated from Antrim in Ireland to Charleston c. 1800.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Edmond J Aiken in entry for Edmond John Aiken, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Edmund J Aiken in household of Albert E Aiken, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Edmond John Aiken in entry for Edmond John Alken and Naohma Louise Mason, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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