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Alvin Andrew HAUSMAN  ("Al")1895 - 1964 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Alvin Andrew HAUSMAN  ("Al")1895 - 1964

aka
nationality
occupation
birth 22 Sept 1895, Roslindale or Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
baptism
death .. July 1964, New York (SSDI)
burial
marriage married in <1923> to:
Emily ......

b. 7 Oct 1895, New York
d. 21 Aug 1991, Woodbury, Nassau, New York (source: SSDI)

children
  • Anna C. HAUSMAN

    b. <1928>, ..........
    d. ..........

remarkidentification not 100% certain and based only on "electrician" and "New York" in 1930 FEDERAL CENSUS

PARENTS

father Henry HAUSMAN

b. Nov 1856, Massachusetts
d. ........) upholsterer

mother Anna Elizabeth ..... - HAUSMANN

b. Nov 1861, Rhode Island
d. .........

children
  • Henry G.

    b. Feb 1892, MA

  • Irene L.

    b. Nov 1893, MA

  • Alvin A.

    b. Sep 1895, MA

  • Edwin John

    b. Nov 1896, MA

  • Etta C. (18y)

    b. Jan 1882, MA



LIFE


1900 CENSUS (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, 4 June 1900)
Henry HAUSMAN (43y) (b. Nov 1856, Massachusetts) upholsterer
Anna E. HAUSMANN (38y) (b. Nov 1861, Rhode Island)
- Henry G. (8y) (b. Feb 1892, MA)
- Irene L (6y) (b. Nov 1893, MA)
- Alvin A. (4y) (b. Sep 1895, MA)
- Edwin J. (3y) (b. Nov 1896, MA)
- Etta C. (18y) (b. Jan 1882, MA)



1910 CENSUS (Brooklyn, Kings, New York):
Anna E. HAUSMAN (48y)
- Henry G. (18y) (b. MA)
- Irene S./L. (16y) (b. MA)
- Alvin A. (14y) (b. MA) errand boy sign painter
- Edwin (13y) (b. MA)



1920 CENSUS (12 Jan 1920, Brooklyn, Kings, NY):
Anna E. HAUSMAN (58y; widow)
- Henry G. (28y) (b. MA) machinist / machine factory
- Irene S./L. (26y) (b. MA)
- Alvin A. (24y) (b. MA) electrician / jobbing
- Edwin (23y) (b. MA) electrician / jobbing



1930 CENSUS (Broad Channel, Queens, Queens, New York, April 1930):
Alvin A. HAUSMAN (35y) electrician
Emily ....... - HAUSMAN (35y) (b. <1895> New York)
- Anna C. (1y/10m) (b. New York)
= Anna E. (68y) (b. [Nov 1861] Rhode Island) (Alvin's mother)



WW II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
employer: U.S. Navy Yard


Edwin HAUSMAN (Alvin's brother)
born: 19 Nov 1896, ......., Massachusetts
died: 21 Oct 1971, Brooklyn, Kings, New York (SSDI)
(buried on Long Island National Cemetery)
Helen Margaret ....... - HAUSMAN, Shanghai, CHINA


recording engineer NYRL (New York Recording Laboratories; 1917-1932)
(see print website "Midnight at the Crossroads" [type: schiele+artophone] about Paramount Records)
Subsidiary of Wisconsin Chair Company

In 1926, NYRL closed its New York studio, which under Arthur E. Satherly’s direction had recorded mostly commercial popular fare.
(see: PARAMOUNTSHOME)

Mr. Hausmann (sic) recorded for Columbia Horace S. Ensign and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: mxs 4878-4898 in Salt Lake City, Utah, in September 1910.


NOTES

  • The Columbia master book discography, Vol. 1 by Tim Brooks (Greenwood Press, 1999), pp. 401-402


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