Sheldon Edwin Nichols

1885–1962 (Age 76)
Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sheldon Edwin

Sheldon Edwin Nichols was born on 5 July 1885, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States as the son of Jonas Jones Nichols. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mabel Geneva Allison. He lived in Grant Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 4, Kern, California, United States in 1920. He died on 10 January 1962, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Sheldon Edwin Nichols
Mabel Geneva Allison
Edwin Allison Nichols
Dorothy Mae Nichols

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

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  • Sheldon Nichols in household of John J Nichols, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Sheldon E Nichols, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sheldon E Nichols, "United States Census, 1930"

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