Herbert E. Nelson

10 June 1888–20 January 1953 (Age 64)
Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Herbert E.

When Herbert E. Nelson was born on 10 June 1888, in Värmland, Sweden, his father, Erik Nilsson, was 28 and his mother, Kristina Eriksdotter, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Ingeborg Tellefson. He died on 20 January 1953, in South Dakota, United States, at the age of 64.

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Erik Nilsson
1859–1941
Kristina Eriksdotter
1859–1939
Herbert E. Nelson
1888–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Erik Nilsson

    Male1859–1941Male

    Kristina Eriksdotter

    Female1859–1939Female

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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