Donald Edwin Schweger

Brief Life History of Donald Edwin

When Donald Edwin Schweger was born on 22 June 1919, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Herman Robert Schweger, was 35 and his mother, Anna A Brown, was 22. He married Jean Doris Grant on 31 December 1938, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clallam, Washington, United States in 1935 and Port Townsend Election Precinct 7, Jefferson, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 2005, in Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Donald Edwin Schweger
Jean Doris Grant
Marriage: 31 December 1938

Sources (14)

  • Donald Schweger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald E Schweger, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Donald E Schweger, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1920 · First Electric Blow Dryers Invented

The first electric blow dryers were invented by Racine Universal Motor Company and Hamilton Beach, both Wisconsin companies.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Fritz, Alois, Egon, Erwin, Franz, Hermann, Lorenz.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): relationship name from Middle High German swāger ‘brother-, son-, or father-in-law’; German Schwager ‘brother-in-law’. Compare Swager 2 and Swagger 2.

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

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