William Grant Houser

October 1893–19 June 1954 (Age 60)
Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Grant

When William Grant Houser was born in October 1893, in Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Neil Houser, was 40 and his mother, Catherine Narcissa Gray, was 39. He married Zella Retta Kunkle on 15 July 1915, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 19 June 1954, at the age of 60.

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William Grant Houser
Zella Retta Kunkle
Marriage: 15 July 1915
Walter Neal Houser
Rozella Houser
William Grant Houser Jr

Spouse and Children

15 July 1915
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States



    Rozella Houser


    William Grant Houser Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Neil Houser


    Catherine Narcissa Gray




    Margaret Elizabeth Houser


    Charles Thomas Houser


    Flora May Houser




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of House 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Hauser .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William G Hauser in household of J Neal Hauser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Grant Houser in household of Jacob N Houser, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William G Houser, "United States Census, 1920"

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