Chester Jorgenson

Male8 August 1914–1 September 1956

Brief Life History of Chester

When Chester Jorgenson was born on 8 August 1914, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles Jorgensen, was 35 and his mother, Christina Christiansen, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Lulu Ruth Strawsell. He lived in Callaway, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 1 September 1956, in Becker, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota, United States.

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Chester Jorgenson
Lulu Ruth Strawsell
Charles Chester Jorgenson

Sources (11)

  • Chester Jorgenson in household of Charlie Jorgenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Jorgenson, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Chester Jorgenson, "Minnesota, Veterans Grave Registration Reports, 1930-1975"

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World Events (8)

1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 1

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.


Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Alf, Erik, Iver, Jorgen, Dagny, Einer, Helmer, Hjalmer, Holger, Knute, Ove.

Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Jørgensen and North German Jörgensen (see Jorgensen ), and of the much less common Swedish cognate Jörgensson (rarely Jörgenson). Compare Jergensen and Jergenson .

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

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