Edward A Tesson

1913–2004 (Age 91)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Edward A

When Edward A Tesson was born on 13 February 1913, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Augustus W Tesson, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Louise Myer, was 23. He married Verna Caroline Franke on 26 August 1939. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 17 September 2004, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward A Tesson
Verna Caroline Franke
Marriage: 26 August 1939
Kathleen Tesson

Spouse & Children

26 August 1939


Parents & Siblings



  • Louis Tesson


  • Marcella Tesson


  • Male1913–2004Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Tesson in household of Gus Tesson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Tesson in entry for Mrs Marcella U Tesson Eugea Weller, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Edward Tesson in entry for Mrs Marcella U Tesson Eugea Weller, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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