Edwin George Mason

9 December 1908–June 1974 (Age 65)
Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Edwin George

When Edwin George Mason was born on 9 December 1908, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, William J Mason, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Taylor, was 23. He lived in Mt. Laurel, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1915. He died in June 1974, in Mount Laurel, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 65.

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William J Mason
Margaret Taylor
Edwin George Mason
Ibbotson T. Mason
Alma E Mason
William W. Mason
Dorothy Florence Mason

Parents and Siblings





    Alma E Mason


    William W. Mason


    Dorothy Florence Mason


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 3

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a stonemason, Middle English, Old French mas(s)on. Compare Machen . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.2 Italian (Veneto): from a short form of Masone .3 French: from a regional variant of maison ‘house’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Edword Mason in household of William J Mason, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Edwin G Mason in household of Wm J Mason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward G Mason in household of William J Mason, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"

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