Wilfred Westmaas

20 September 1904–17 May 1998 (Age 93)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Wilfred

When Wilfred Westmaas was born on 20 September 1904, in Michigan, United States, his father, Frederick Westmaas, was 45 and his mother, Marretje Eelman, was 40. He married Jean Matthysse on 6 September 1928, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Walker, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1930. In 1940, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as bank teller @ savings bank in Walker, Kent, Michigan, United States. He died on 17 May 1998, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Washington Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilfred Westmaas
1904–1998
Jean Matthysse
1905–2003
Marriage: 6 September 1928
Roger Erwin Westmaas
1930–2009
Laverne Westmaas
Mary Jean Westmaas
1938–

Spouse and Children

    Male1904–1998Male

    Jean Matthysse

    Female1905–2003Female

MARRIAGE
6 September 1928
Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Roger Erwin Westmaas

    Male1930–2009Male

    Mary Jean Westmaas

    Female1938–Female

    Laverne Westmaas

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Westmaas

    Male1858–1938Male

    Marretje Eelman

    Female1864–1917Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1929

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Wilfrid Westmaas in household of Aris Westmaas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilfred Westmaas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilfred Westmaas, "United States Census, 1940"

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