Edward John Kanter

1882–1951 (Age 68)
Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edward John

When Edward John Kanter was born on 27 December 1882, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Kanter, was 30 and his mother, Maria or Mary Rochlitz, was 27. He married Clara Marie Anderberg on 27 November 1912, in Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Deuel, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Swan Election Precinct, Deuel, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1951, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Edward John Kanter
Clara Marie Anderberg
Marriage: 27 November 1912
Glenis Amanda Kanter
Clifford Anthon Kanter

Spouse & Children

27 November 1912
Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1852–1944Male

  • Maria or Mary Rochlitz




  • Frederick August Kanter


  • Henry August Kanter


  • Male1880–1952Male

  • Male1882–1951Male

  • Charles August Kanter


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 8

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kantor .2 German: topographic name for someone living at the edge of a settlement or in a corner, or habitational name for someone from a place called Kant ( see Kant ).3 German: from the medieval personal name Ganthart.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward J Kanter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward J Kanter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin Kanter in household of Charles Kanter, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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