Henry Edward Ronfeldt

2 October 1904–25 March 1983 (Age 78)
Holly Springs, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Henry Edward

When Henry Edward Ronfeldt was born on 2 October 1904, in Holly Springs, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, his father, Clause Henry Ronfeldt, was 35 and his mother, Emma Blanche Stoker, was 25. He married Marie Ellen Mjones on 17 April 1929, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Woodbury Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Willow Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 25 March 1983, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Henry Edward Ronfeldt
Marie Ellen Mjones
Marriage: 17 April 1929
Rocell Marie Ronfeldt
Hazel Erma Ronfeldt

Spouse and Children

17 April 1929
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


    Rocell Marie Ronfeldt



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 9

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 22

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry E Ronfeldt in household of Claus Henry Ronfeldt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Ronfeldt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry E Ronfeldt, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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