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.
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 .