Chester Alfred Lane

Male10 March 1887–26 February 1919

Brief Life History of Chester Alfred

When Chester Alfred Lane was born on 10 March 1887, in Rancher, Treasure, Montana, United States, his father, James Rieves Lane, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Jane Booth, was 32. He lived in Custer, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 26 February 1919, in France, at the age of 31, and was buried in Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana, United States.

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Chester Alfred Lane
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Sources (5)

  • Chester H Lane in household of Jennice Lane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chester Lane, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Chester Alfred Lane, "Find A Grave Index"

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Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Custer, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Custer, Montana, United States; 1901: Rosebud, Montana, United States; 1919: Treasure, Montana, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

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

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, from Middle English, Old English lane, originally a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used to denote any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear or javelin’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan. See also Lamb .

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

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