Harry Joseph Segerstron

Male7 May 1932–23 April 2005

Brief Life History of Harry Joseph

When Harry Joseph Segerstron was born on 7 May 1932, in Benton, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Harold Gustave Segerstrom, was 47 and his mother, Ida Agnes Wick, was 31. He married Florence Frances Hoppenjan on 19 June 1951, in Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Hazel Green, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Cuba in 2005. He died on 23 April 2005, in Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 72.

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Harry Joseph Segerstron
Florence Frances Hoppenjan
Marriage: 19 June 1951

Sources (4)

  • Harry Segerstron in household of Harry Segerstron, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Joseph Segerstrom in entry for Steven Joseph Segerstrom and Yong Ae Chung Kim, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Harry Segerstrom in entry for Clyde Or Sonny Segerstrom, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1951Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1934 · Kohler Strike

    Age 2

    Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 3

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 23

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Segerström): ornamental name composed of the elements seger ‘victory’ (or Seger-, from placenames such as Segerstad, with various possible meanings) + ström ‘river’.

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

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