Ora Russell

1890–1985 (Age 95)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ora

Ora Russell was born in 1890, in Nebraska, United States. She married Willard Raymond Clarkson Sallander about 1922, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1985, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Willard Raymond Clarkson Sallander
Ora Russell
Marriage: about 1922

Spouse and Children

about 1922
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 23

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ora Sallander in household of W R Sallander, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ora Sallander, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora Sallander, "United States Census, 1940"

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