George Morris Edminister

1 December 1890–29 September 1953 (Age 62)
Canton, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George Morris

When George Morris Edminister was born on 1 December 1890, in Canton, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, his father, William M. Edminster, was 31 and his mother, Elsie D. Hudson, was 29. He married Grace Olive Merriman on 1 October 1913, in Mower, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Canton Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1905. He died on 29 September 1953, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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George Morris Edminister
Grace Olive Merriman
Marriage: 1 October 1913

Spouse and Children

1 October 1913
Mower, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William M. Edminster


    Elsie D. Hudson




World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Edmiston .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Edmister in household of William Edmister, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • George Edminster in household of Elsie Edminster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George M Edminister, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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