Oscar E Anderson

November 1889–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Oscar E

When Oscar E Anderson was born in November 1889, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Anderson, was 48 and his mother, Regina A Gundberg, was 26. He married Josephine H Gundberg on 14 August 1916, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 40 years.

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Oscar E Anderson
Josephine H Gundberg
Marriage: 14 August 1916
Elaine Anderson

Spouse and Children

14 August 1916
Chautauqua, New York, United States


    Elaine Anderson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 3

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Oscar Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar Anderson in household of Charles Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar E Anderson in household of Regina Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"

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