It appears that my Grandfather used the name Charles Emanuel Abramson, and was born in Southern Sweden on 19 March 1881. He died in Seattle about 1940.
His only son, my Father, Charles Elmer Abramson, died in May 1982, in Albuquerque NM.He was a retired US Air Force Colonel, and a graduate of West Seattle High School (36?) and the University of Washington Law School (48?).