Edgar Carl Wilhelm Wascher

27 June 1913–5 July 1964 (Age 51)
Beemer, Cuming, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edgar Carl Wilhelm

When Edgar Carl Wilhelm Wascher was born on 27 June 1913, in Beemer, Cuming, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ernest Albert Emil Wascher, was 30 and his mother, Bertha Zipf, was 30. He married Ella Antonia Augusta Kloth on 27 June 1933, in Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States. He lived in Cuming, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Bancroft Township, Cuming, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 5 July 1964, in Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States.

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Edgar Carl Wilhelm Wascher
Ella Antonia Augusta Kloth
Marriage: 27 June 1933

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27 June 1933
Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States

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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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German (usually Wäscher): occupational name for a washer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German waschen, weschen ‘to wash’. Numerous trades involved washing processes ( see Washer ) and the name may relate to any of these.

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

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  • Edgar Washer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Wascher in household of Ernst Wascher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar Wascher in household of Ernst Wascher, "United States Census, 1920"

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