Edwin Nimer Roswold

9 March 1894–7 December 1966 (Age 72)
Millington, Kendall, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edwin Nimer

When Edwin Nimer Roswold was born on 9 March 1894, in Millington, Kendall, Illinois, United States, his father, John E Roswold, was 30 and his mother, Martha Roswold, was 32. He lived in Lisbon, Kendall, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 7 December 1966, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72.

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John E Roswold
Martha Roswold
Edwin Nimer Roswold
Nelson John Roswold
Severt Emil Roswold
Thomas Martin Roswold

Parents and Siblings

    John E Roswold


    Martha Roswold




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Old German: Power of God; stewart.

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  • Edwin Roswold in household of John E Roswold, "United States Census, 1900"

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