Anton Antonson (1886 - 1964)

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Anton Antonson
1886 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Anton Antonson was born on February 26, 1886. He died in September 1964 at 78 years of age. We know that Anton Antonson had been residing in Oregon.


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Anton Antonson died in September 1964 at age 78. He was born on February 26, 1886. We have no information about Anton's family or relationships. We know that Anton Antonson had been residing in Oregon.
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In 1886, in the year that Anton Antonson was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1890, Anton was just 4 years old when on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1933, he was 47 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1940, by the time he was 54 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1964, in the year of Anton Antonson's passing, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

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Emma Antonson
Feb 5, 1891 - May 1977
George Antonson
Jun 4, 1909 - March 1973
Albany, Oregon
Olive F Antonson
May 24, 1937 - Aug 2, 2009
Kelso, WA
Wilferd L Antonson
Jan 3, 1927 - Sep 30, 2000
Idaho Falls, ID
Shirley Ann Antonson
Jan 15, 1940 - Mar 27, 2011
Gary K Antonson
Jun 16, 1952 - Jul 25, 1989
Oregon City, OR
Ethel F Antonson
Jan 16, 1907 - Feb 28, 1998
Boise, ID
Lucien J Antonson
Jun 19, 1940 - Sep 8, 2001
Madera, CA
Arthur Antonson
Mar 26, 1891 - July 1980
Portland, Oregon
Oscar Antonson
Apr 20, 1888 - October 1980
Portland, Oregon
Fred Antonson
Jul 28, 1893 - February 1971
Seal Beach, California
Pierre A Antonson
Dec 12, 1935 - Aug 10, 2002
Topanga, CA
Robert A Antonson
May 4, 1954 - Jun 21, 1997
Rapid City, SD
Emilienne E Antonson
Apr 18, 1914 - Apr 13, 2000
Topanga, CA
Gust Antonson
Oct 12, 1890 - March 1975
Huntington Beach, California
David Karl Antonson
Dec 8, 1947 - Oct 22, 2008
Lincoln, Texas
Richard Antonson
Dec 2, 1946 - June 1981
Norman B Antonson
Apr 18, 1904 - Feb 4, 1990
Gust E Antonson
Jul 4, 1927 - Dec 23, 1999
Seattle, WA
Lizzie Antonson
Nov 7, 1905 - July 1969
Huntington Beach, California

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