Harry Anderson

9 December 1890–October 1985 (Age 94)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Anderson was born on 9 December 1890, in North Dakota, United States, his father, John Peter Anderson, was 34 and his mother, Ingeborg Helgesdatter, was 24. He married Hilda Elvira Miller on 14 February 1916, in McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States. He died in October 1985, in McHenry, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Harry Anderson
Hilda Elvira Miller
Marriage: 14 February 1916

Spouse and Children

14 February 1916
McHenry, Foster, North Dakota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Peter Anderson


    Ingeborg Helgesdatter




    Emma Anderson




    Isabelle Anderson


    Della Anderson


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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 8

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Harry Anderson in household of John P Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Anderson in household of John Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Anderson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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