Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson

Male12 April 1903–May 1983

Brief Life History of Sigfrid Herbert

When Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson was born on 12 April 1903, in United States, his father, Nils Shuneson, was 28 and his mother, Anna Martinsson, was 23. He died in May 1983, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80.

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Nils Shuneson
Anna Martinsson
Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson
Herbert Shuneson

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson - Published information: birth-name: Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sigfrid Herbert Shuneson - Government record: Social Security record: death: May 1983; Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States

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World Events (3)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse female personal name derived from sigr ‘victory’ + fríðr ‘fair, beautiful’. The name is now also occasionally used in the English-speaking world.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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