Claude Wilson Emmons

16 May 1904–30 July 1943 (Age 39)
Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Claude Wilson

When Claude Wilson Emmons was born on 16 May 1904, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, Walter Emmons, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Lambert Bellis, was 33. He lived in Bordentown Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1915 and Chesterfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1920. He died on 30 July 1943, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Claude Wilson Emmons
1904–1943
Anna M Groendyke
1905–1998

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1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1911

Age 7

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1916

Age 12

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Ismaine, Ismenia (found as Emonie, Emeny until the end of the 18th century), which is of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude W Emmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude W Emmons in household of Walter Emmons, "New Jersey, State Census, 1915"
  • Claude H Emmons in household of Walter Emmons, "United States Census, 1920"

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