Mary Emma Holshouser

1917–2008 (Age 90)
Ullin, Pulaski, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Holshouser was born on 15 November 1917, in Ullin, Pulaski, Illinois, United States, her father, Lewis Franklin Holshouser, was 31 and her mother, Carrie Emiline Cline, was 25. She married Graden Windell Rowe in Madison, Illinois, United States. She lived in Madison, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 2008, in Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Mary Emma Holshouser
Graden Windell Rowe

Spouse & Children

Madison, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 8

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 14

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 25

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzhauser .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • E Mary Holshouser in household of Roy Brammell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Holshouser in household of Lewis Holshouser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Holshouser, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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