Ira Oscar Hangen

Brief Life History of Ira Oscar

When Ira Oscar Hangen was born on 1 June 1881, in Monroe Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Hangen, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Kaylor Moyer, was 22. He married Viola Bickel on 20 February 1909, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Neave Township, Darke, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Arcanum, Twin Township, Darke, Ohio, United States in 1937. He died on 10 December 1937, in Van Buren Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56.

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Ira Oscar Hangen
Viola Bickel
Marriage: 20 February 1909
Lloyd A. Hangen

Sources (12)

  • Ira O Haugen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Oscar Hangen, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ira Oscar Haugen, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Hanken .

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

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