Theodore Hansen

1896–1970 (Age 74)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Theodore

When Theodore Hansen was born about 1896, in Iowa, United States, his father, Christen Hansen, was 37 and his mother, Ana Marie Eriksen, was 38. He died about 1970, at the age of 74.

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Christen Hansen
1859–1925
Ana Marie Eriksen
1858–
Else Marie Hansen
1884–1951
Theodore Hansen
1896–1970

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 17

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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