Otto Van der Pol

22 February 1889–23 November 1953 (Age 64)
Alton, Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Otto

When Otto Van der Pol was born on 22 February 1889, in Alton, Sioux, Iowa, United States, his father, Auke Van Der Pol, was 26 and his mother, Anna Rindertsma, was 24. He married Jennie De Vries on 25 February 1918, in Sioux, Iowa, United States. He died on 23 November 1953, in Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64.

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Otto Van der Pol
Jennie De Vries
Marriage: 25 February 1918

Spouse and Children


    Jennie De Vries


25 February 1918
Sioux, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Rindertsma




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Otto Van Der Pol, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Otto Van Der Pol, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Otse <Van Der Pol>, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"

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