Henry Edgar Crocker

Brief Life History of Henry Edgar

When Henry Edgar Crocker was born on 3 July 1902, in Pillager, Cass, Minnesota, United States, his father, Henry Laforest Crocker, was 24 and his mother, Nina Celeste Jones, was 19. He married Margaret Abliez on 8 November 1923, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in May Township, Cass, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 June 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Henry Edgar Crocker
Hazel Ida Teske
Marriage: 24 December 1927
Gordon Robert Crocker
Helen Elaine Crocker

Sources (18)

  • Henry E Crocker, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Henry Edgar Crocker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Henry Edgar Crocker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.


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

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): occupational name for a potter, from Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crok(ke) ‘pot’ (Old English croc, croc(ca)).

English (of Norman origin): variant of Craker .

Americanized form of German Krocker .

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

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