Luther Martin Larson

1894–1980 (Age 85)
Marquette, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Luther Martin

When Luther Martin Larson was born on 17 December 1894, in Marquette, McPherson, Kansas, United States, his father, Nels Larson, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Sandberg, was 30. He married Ollie Gertrude Nelson on 24 November 1921, in Marquette, McPherson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Marquette Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 27 March 1980, in Lindsborg, McPherson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Marquette, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Martin Larson
Ollie Gertrude Nelson
Marriage: 24 November 1921
Bernard Larson
Robert Larson
Lawrence Martin Larson

Spouse & Children

24 November 1921
Marquette, McPherson, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Luther M Larson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luther M Larson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luther Larson in household of Nels Larson, "United States Census, 1900"

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