Andrew Lawson Anderson (1888 - 1941)

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Clydebank Burgh Of,
Civilian War Dead

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Regiment: Civilian War Dead

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Thomas /Anderson Girls

Thomas /Anderson Girls

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Jelani D Anderson

Jelani D Anderson

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Edla Anderson and descendants

Edla Anderson and descendants

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

James H Anderson

James H Anderson

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

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Maxwell Anderson - Playwright & Lyricist Thomas /Anderson Girls Grave record, Londonderry UK Jelani D Anderson

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1888 - In the year that Andrew Lawson Anderson was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

1911 - By the time he was 23 years old, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

1913 - By the time he was 25 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1916 - Andrew was 28 years old when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1941 - In the year of Andrew Lawson Anderson's passing, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

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Andrew Lawson Anderson passed away on September 15, 1941 at 53 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Clydebank Burgh Of, Civilian War Dead. He was born around 1888. We are unaware of information about Andrew's family.

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