George Louie Banse

6 February 1900–3 May 1964 (Age 64)
Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Louie

When George Louie Banse was born on 6 February 1900, in Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, William Banse, was 33 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Kersten, was 33. He lived in Garrison, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Benton, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 3 May 1964, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Benton, Iowa, United States.

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William Banse
Anna Elizabeth Kersten
William Banse
John Wesley Banse
Anna Martha Banse
Katherine Elizabeth Banse
Edward George Banse
George Louie Banse

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 13

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.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle Low German banse ‘granary’, ‘(wood or coal) shed next to a barn’ hence a topographic name for someone who owned or lived by such a building. In some instances a nickname for a fat person, from dialect Pansen ‘belly’, or in Bavaria a metonymic occupational name for a barrel maker from Banz, Banse ‘barrel’.2 French: from a Germanic personal name, short form of any of various names beginning with the element bant ‘bond’, ‘tie’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louie Banse, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Louie A Bause in household of William Bause, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louie Bause in household of Wm Bause, "United States Census, 1930"

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