Andrew August Grimm

12 January 1893–2 June 1974 (Age 81)
Montpelier, Muscatine, Iowa, United States

The Life of Andrew August

When Andrew August Grimm was born on 12 January 1893, in Montpelier, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, his father, Daniel Philipp Grimm, was 41 and his mother, Sabina Philippena Metz, was 36. He married Zylpha Mary Kramer on 14 December 1916, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 2 June 1974, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Andrew August Grimm
Zylpha Mary Kramer
Marriage: 14 December 1916
Odetta Elizabeth Grimm
Kenneth Berry

Spouse and Children

14 December 1916
Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States


    Odetta Elizabeth Grimm


    Kenneth Berry


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

German and Swiss German:1. nickname for a dour and forbidding individual, from Old High German grim ‘stern’, ‘severe’. 2. from a Germanic personal name from grīma ‘mask’, ‘helmet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Grimm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrew A Grimm, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew A Grimm, "United States Census, 1920"

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