John E. Huls

28 September 1904–6 September 1994 (Age 90)
Preston Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States

The Life of John E.

When John E. Huls was born on 28 September 1904, in Preston Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, his father, Hinrich Hinrichs Huls, was 27 and his mother, Hilke Johanne Bohms, was 20. He married Mildred Marie Albers on 8 January 1930, in Saint Johns Lutheran Church, Plymouth, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Grant Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 6 September 1994, in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States.

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John E. Huls
Mildred Marie Albers
Marriage: 8 January 1930
Mabel Mae Huls
Gladys Leona Huls

Spouse and Children

8 January 1930
Saint Johns Lutheran Church, Plymouth, Iowa, United States


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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.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Hüls): variant of Hulse .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Huls, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John E Huls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Huls in household of Henry Huls, "United States Census, 1920"

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