William Andrew Davidson

20 January 1884–8 January 1966 (Age 82)
Missouri, United States

The Life of William Andrew

When William Andrew Davidson was born on 20 January 1884, in Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Davidson, was 38 and his mother, Agnes Steele Kreek, was 24. He married Abbie Lusk in 1915, in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States. He lived in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 8 January 1966, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cooper, Missouri, United States.

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William Andrew Davidson
Abbie Lusk
Marriage: 1915

Spouse and Children

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Davidson


    Agnes Steele Kreek




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 20

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Davidson in household of Samuel Davidson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Davidson in household of Samuel Davidson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William A Davidson, "United States Census, 1920"

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