William Elmer Lindgren

1906–1966 (Age 59)

The Life of William Elmer

When William Elmer Lindgren was born on 5 February 1906, his father, Erik Lindgren, was 36 and his mother, Margreta Fredrika Andersdotter, was 33. He married Dorothea Emilie Emma Harms on 25 December 1938, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 January 1966, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

William Elmer Lindgren
Dorothea Emilie Emma Harms
Marriage: 25 December 1938
LeRoy Edward Lindgren
Mary Margaret Lindgren
Robert William Lindgren

Spouse & Children

25 December 1938
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Anna Fredrika Lindgren


  • Female1895–1971Female

  • Female1898–1965Female

  • Henry Bror Lindgren


  • Harold C Lindgren


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 8

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + gren ‘branch’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William E Lindgren in household of Eric Lindgren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Lindgren in household of Erich Lindgren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Lindgren in household of Eric Lindgren, "United States Census, 1910"

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