Lenna Mae Albertson

16 August 1890–30 April 1985 (Age 94)
Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lenna Mae

When Lenna Mae Albertson was born on 16 August 1890, in Washington, Indiana, United States, her father, William Sherman Albertson, was 25 and her mother, Susan Harriet Nichols, was 19. She married Frank P Bowers on 13 June 1908, in Indiana, United States. She lived in Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 30 April 1985, in Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94.

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Frank P Bowers
Lenna Mae Albertson
Marriage: 13 June 1908

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13 June 1908
Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 16

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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

Patronymic from Albert , English in form, but only rarely found as a surname in England or Scotland. In many cases it is probably a respelling of Danish and Norwegian Albertsen , Swedish Albert(s)son, or a cognate in some other language.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lennie Albertson in household of Wm Albertson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lenna M Albertson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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