John Martin Rundquist

Male3 September 1886–29 November 1958

Brief Life History of John Martin

When John Martin Rundquist was born on 3 September 1886, in Sherburne, Minnesota, United States, his father, Nels Johan Rundquist, was 37 and his mother, Anna Sophia Larson, was 26. He married Irene Matilda Hundt on 26 September 1914, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and United States in 1949. He died on 29 November 1958, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Martin Rundquist
Irene Matilda Hundt
Marriage: 26 September 1914
Beverly Jane Rundquist

Sources (16)

  • John M Rundquist in household of John N Rundquist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Martin Rundquist, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John M Rundguist, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1914Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    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.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 5

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

    Age 19

    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements rund‘round’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist‘twig’.

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

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