Karl Lane Wise

1890–9 May 1974 (Age 84)
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Karl Lane

When Karl Lane Wise was born in 1890, his father, Charles Thomas Wise, was 25 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Lane, was 27. He married Effie Dean Morgan on 9 February 1918, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. He died on 9 May 1974, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vine Grove, Hardin, Kentucky, United States.

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Karl Lane Wise
Effie Dean Morgan
Marriage: 9 February 1918

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9 February 1918
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

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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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a wise or learned person, or in some cases a nickname for someone suspected of being acquainted with the occult arts, from Middle English wise ‘wise’ (Old English wīs). This name has also absorbed Dutch Wijs, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, and possibly cognates in other languages.2 Americanized form of German and Jewish Weiss ‘white’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carol L Wise in household of Charles T Wise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Karl L Wise, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Karl L Wise, "United States Census, 1920"

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