James Andersen

30 April 1895–18 October 1964 (Age 69)
Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Andersen was born on 30 April 1895, in Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Martin Andersen, was 28 and his mother, Hulda Alexandria Christine Hansen, was 20. He married Frances Eugenia Miner on 9 November 1920, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. He died on 18 October 1964, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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James Andersen
Frances Eugenia Miner
Marriage: 9 November 1920

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9 November 1920
Chautauqua, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 8

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Anderson in household of James M Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Anderson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • James Anderson, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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