Ernest Byron Henderson

Male29 July 1905–25 December 1993

Brief Life History of Ernest Byron

When Ernest Byron Henderson was born on 29 July 1905, in Norman, Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Henderson, was 31 and his mother, Josephine Anthonita Scheie, was 27. He lived in Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 December 1993, in Norman, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88.

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Henderson in household of Joe Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Byron Henderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ernest Henderson in household of Mrs Joseph Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.


Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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