Dexter Hyman Marcus

7 September 1895–1 March 1964 (Age 68)
Warsaw Poland

The Life of Dexter Hyman

Dexter Hyman Marcus was born on 7 September 1895. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Edith "חיה" Friedman. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 March 1964, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Dexter Hyman Marcus
Edith "חיה" Friedman
Edward A Marcus
Mildred Ruth "Mimi" Marcus

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Latin personal name Marcus ( see Mark 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hyman Marden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dester H Marcus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dexter H Marcus, "United States Census, 1940"

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