William Lawrence Hansen

22 May 1867–25 April 1941 (Age 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Lawrence

When William Lawrence Hansen was born on 22 May 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Peter Hansen, was 30 and his mother, Roseanna Jenne, was 25. He married Lena Bertha Strubberg on 10 December 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 25 April 1941, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lawrence Hansen
1867–1941
Elizabeth Wright Walker
1878–1967
Marriage: 3 June 1903
Eliese Hansen
1902–1971

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1872 · Montgomery Ward Inc.
    Age 5
    Montgomery Ward was founded by Aaron Montgomery Ward after he observed that rural customers often wanted goods from the city but couldn’t get them because of distance and cost. Ward believed that he could cut costs and make a wide variety of goods available to rural customers. Ward and two partners used $1,600 to issue the first catalog in August 1872 and with its publication, rural retailers considered Ward a threat and publicly burned his catalog. Despite the opposition, however, the business grew at a fast pace over the next several decades and was almost as successful as Sears. In April 1944, U.S. Army troops seized the Chicago offices of Montgomery Ward & Company after President Roosevelt ordered it because of an unsettled strike request made by the workers. Eight months later, with Montgomery Ward continuing to refuse to recognize the unions, President Roosevelt issued an executive order seizing all of Montgomery Ward's property nationwide. 
    1890
    Age 23
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Sources (26)

    • William Lawrence Hansen, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • William L Hansen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • W L Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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