Andrew Peter Tanning

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Andrew Peter Tanning

Also Known As: "Andreas P G Thaning"
Birthplace: Zirekoping, Skane, Sweden
Death: Died in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cather T Tanning and Dorothea Louise von Holst
Husband of Amanda Marie Tanning
Father of Maurine E. Tanning; Dorothea Tanning and Mary Louise Tanning
Brother of Hugo Thaning; Sven E S Thaning; Ludvig F Thaning; Marie Thaning and <private> Thaning

Occupation: Post Office clerk
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About Andrew Peter Tanning

  • In her autobiography she [Dorothea Tanning] recalled that her devout Lutheran parents had been alarmed by a perverse bohemian streak that first manifested itself when, as a child, she always lusted after the villain in Westerns . Aged 15, despite never having heard of Surrealism, she horrified her family by painting a naked woman with leaves for hair.(1)


  • 1920 US Federal Census: Birthplace: Sweden. Father's Birthplace:Denmark. Mother's Birthplace: Germany. Immigration Year: 1893.


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Andrew Peter Tanning's Timeline

August 18, 1875
Zirekoping, Skane, Sweden
August 14, 1905
Age 29
Illinois, USA
August 10, 1910
Age 34
Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States of America
Age 39
Illinois, USA
December 24, 1943
Age 68
Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
December 28, 1943
Age 68
Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
United States Post Office