John Frederick Naslund

23 October 1915–11 July 1977 (Age 61)
Crawford, Iowa, United States

The Life of John Frederick

When John Frederick Naslund was born on 23 October 1915, in Crawford, Iowa, United States, his father, Peter John Naslund, was 36 and his mother, Myrtle Bell Landon, was 30. He married Leona Mildred Ohl on 6 August 1939, in Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stockholm Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Boyer Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 11 July 1977, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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John Frederick Naslund
Leona Mildred Ohl
Marriage: 6 August 1939
Jackie Lee Naslund

Spouse and Children

6 August 1939
Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States


    Jackie Lee Naslund


Parents and Siblings

    Peter John Naslund





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 17

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Näslund): ornamental or topographic name composed of the elements näs ‘narrow neck of land’, ‘headland’ + lund ‘grove’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John F Nashund in household of Peter J Nashund, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • John L Maslund in household of Nicholas Ohl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John F Naslund in household of Peter Naslund, "United States Census, 1930"

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