Edward Earle Elder

2 January 1916–12 August 1996 (Age 80)
Braddock Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Earle

When Edward Earle Elder was born on 2 January 1916, in Braddock Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Mulligan Elder, was 39 and his mother, Julia Maude Rist, was 36. He lived in Pitcairn, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 August 1996, in North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Edward Earle Elder
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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing nickname bestowed on the elder (Old English ealdra) of two bearers of the same personal name. It may also denote an elder of a Church, in the sense of a senior and respected member of a congregation.2 Americanized form of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl E Elder in household of John M Elder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Elder in household of John Elder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Elder in household of John M Elder, "United States Census, 1920"

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