Almer Bertenus Osher

21 November 1904–18 February 1999 (Age 94)
Twelve Mile Lake Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States

The Life of Almer Bertenus

When Almer Bertenus Osher was born on 21 November 1904, in Twelve Mile Lake Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward Burgess Osher, was 27 and his mother, Christine Jensen, was 18. He lived in Emmet Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Drummond, Granite, Montana, United States in 1930. He died on 18 February 1999, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Polson, Lake, Montana, United States.

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Almer Bertenus Osher
Unda Cordeila Peterson Osher

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 9

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Osher (Hebrew Asher ‘blessed’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Osher, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Almer Osher in household of Edward Walbillig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Almer B Oshers, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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