Harry A. Tesson

1892–1962 (Age 69)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Harry A.

When Harry A. Tesson was born in October 1892, in Missouri, United States, his father, Alexander Tesson, was 36 and his mother, Louise Marie Smith, was 32. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died in July 1962, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69.

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Alexander Tesson
Louise Marie Smith
Mortimer Tesson
John Martin Teson
James Melvin Tesson
Edmond Tesson
Harry A. Tesson
Clarence Tesson

Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Tesson


  • Louise Marie Smith




  • Mortimer Tesson


  • Male1881–1956Male

  • James Melvin Tesson


  • Edmond Tesson


  • Male1892–1962Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (2)

  • Harry A Teson in household of Alex G Teson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Tesson in household of Alex Tesson, "United States Census, 1900"

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