Ebba Catharine Anderson

1895–1972 (Age 77)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ebba Catharine

When Ebba Catharine Anderson was born on 6 February 1895, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Gustaf A. Anderson, was 38 and her mother, Maria E. Peterson, was 38. She died on 25 July 1972, at the age of 77.

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Gustaf A. Anderson
Maria E. Peterson
Ellen Gustava Anderson
Elmer Anderson
Ebba Catharine Anderson

Parents & Siblings

  • Gustaf A. Anderson


  • Maria E. Peterson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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: Andrew's son

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