Emil W. Wismar

10 April 1874–11 June 1953 (Age 79)
Stuttgart, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Emil W.

When Emil W. Wismar was born on 10 April 1874, in Stuttgart, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Friederich Wilhelm Alexander Wismar, was 28 and his mother, Catharina Wilhelmina Kraus, was 35. He married Mary J Walker on 2 July 1901, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Württemberg, Germany in 1874. He died on 11 June 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Emil W. Wismar
Mary J Walker
Marriage: 2 July 1901
Wilhelm Wismar
Robert Donald Wismar
Margaret Jannette Wismar

Spouse and Children


    Mary J Walker


2 July 1901
Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Wilhelm Wismar


    Robert Donald Wismar


    Margaret Jannette Wismar


Parents and Siblings

    Friederich Wilhelm Alexander Wismar


    Catharina Wilhelmina Kraus




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 8

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Wismer or Wismar, for example in Mecklenburg and Hesse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Emil Wismar, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emil Wismar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emil Wismar, "United States Census, 1930"

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