Thomas W. Tasker
(Abt 1842-)
Anna < >
(Abt 1840-)
Aaron Gold
Ellen S. Cahoon
Arthur Henry Tasker
(1872-After 1918)
Ella Susan Gold
Homer Gold Tasker


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1. Ruth R. Winters

Homer Gold Tasker 1

  • Born: 19 Feb 1899, Grant, South Dakota, United States 2
  • Marriage (1): Ruth R. Winters on 23 Jun 1920 in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
  • Died: 9 Jan 1990, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 90 3

  Research Notes:

Sound supervisor on at least 19 Hollywood film productions in 1936 and 1937. Nominated for two Oscars.

  Death Notes:

Death notice in Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan 1990, p. 26:
TASKER, Homer G., age 90, passed away January 9, 1990.
Memorial service 7pm, Sunday, January 14, at the First Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Av, North Hollywood. Family requests donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Homer G. Tasker Memorial Fund at the First Methodist Church in North Hollywood.

  Noted events in his life were:

Census: U.S, 1900, Grant, South Dakota, United States. 4 Occupation bank cashier
Birth Date May 1872, Wisconsin
Est. marriage year 1898
Father b. England
Mother b. New York
Ella's mother b. New Jersey
Arthur H. Tasker, Head, M, 28, b. May 1872, Wisconsin
Ella S. Tasker, Wife, F, 32, b. Oct 1868, Illinois
Homer Tasker, Son, M, 1, b. Feb 1899, South Dakota

Census: Canada, 1906, Saskatchewan, Canada. 5

Census: Canada, 1906, Saskatchewan, Canada. 5 Household consisted of:
Arthur Tasker, Head, M, 35 b. United States
Hetta Crosky, Boarder, F, 25, United States
Ella Tasker, Wife, F, 38, United States
Honier (sic) Tasker, Son, M, 7, United States
Robert J. Tasker, Son,l M, 2, United States

Registered: for draft, Between 1917 and 1918, <Portland, Multnomah, Oregon>, United States.

Attended: University of California (Berkeley), 1920, Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States.

Census: U.S, 8 Apr 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. 6 Household consisted of:
Homer G. Tasker, Male, 31, Married, White, Head, b. 1899 North Dakota, parents born US
Ruth R. Tasker, Female, 36, Married, White, Wife, b. 1894 Ohio, father b. Ohio, mother b. New York
Donald H. Tasker, male, 8, single, white, son, b. 1922 California
Raymond B. Tasker, male, 6, single, white, son, b. 1924 California
Dorothy R. Tasker, female, 1, single, white, daughter, b. 1929 California

Homer married Ruth R. Winters on 23 Jun 1920 in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States. (Ruth R. Winters was born about 1894 in Ohio, United States.)


1 Website:, - Homer G. Tasker.

2 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur Tasker in entry for Homer Tasker, 19 Feb 1899; citing Bir.

3 Obituary, "Tsaker, Homer G.," Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California), 11 Jan 1990, p. 26.

4 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur H Tosker, Adams & Vernon Townships Revillo village, Grant, South Dakota, United States; citing sheet 4B.

5 Census, "Canada Census, 1906," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 January 2016), Arthur Tasker, 43, Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

6 FamilySearch Historical Files (,

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