Rudolph Bildahl

29 January 1896–21 September 1950 (Age 54)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Rudolph

When Rudolph Bildahl was born on 29 January 1896, in Illinois, United States, his father, Andrew Gustav Billdahl, was 46 and his mother, Jenny Adelina Christina Lugner, was 36. He married Elsie Charlotte Larson on 15 November 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States for about 48 years. He died on 21 September 1950, in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Rudolph Bildahl
Elsie Charlotte Larson
Marriage: 15 November 1921
Lorraine Marie Bildahl

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  • Marriage
    15 November 1921
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 14
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 16
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from the name of several farms, first element either Old Norse kíll ‘narrow bay, inlet’ or kelda ‘spring’. Last element dalr ‘valley’.

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

    Sources (8)

    • Rudolph Bildahl, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Rudolph Bildahl in household of John P Wahlstrom, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Rudolph L Bildahl, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"

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