Edmond Louis Koester

14 December 1889–4 March 1980 (Age 90)
Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of Edmond Louis

When Edmond Louis Koester was born on 14 December 1889, in Dallas, Texas, United States, his father, Harry George William Koester, was 29 and his mother, Anna Holtz, was 29. He married Nellie Lee Clark on 29 May 1913, in Bexar, Texas, United States. He lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Comal, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 4 March 1980, in Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in New Braunfels, Guadalupe, Texas, United States.

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Edmond Louis Koester
Nellie Lee Clark
Marriage: 29 May 1913

Spouse and Children

29 May 1913
Bexar, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Harry George William Koester


    Anna Holtz





    Georgine Marie Koester


    Berthold Koester



    Otillie Koester


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

North German (Köster):1. Low German form of Küster ‘sexton’ ( see Kuster ). 2. variant of Koster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edmond L Koester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin L Koester in household of Harry G Koester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edmond Koester in household of Harry G Koester, "United States Census, 1900"

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