Joseph Willard Tokheim

26 January 1924–9 October 2003 (Age 79)
Eagle Grove Township, Wright, Iowa, United States

The Life of Joseph Willard

When Joseph Willard Tokheim was born on 26 January 1924, in Eagle Grove Township, Wright, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Martin Tokheim, was 29 and his mother, Junis Colosta Westre, was 31. He lived in Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 9 October 2003, in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States.

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Joseph Martin Tokheim
Junis Colosta Westre
Joseph Willard Tokheim

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 2

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.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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  • Joseph W Tokheim in household of Juins C Tokheim, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Willard Tokheim in household of Joseph Tokheim, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willard Tokheim in household of Joseph Tokheim, "United States Census, 1940"

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