Elvi Linda Pulkkinen

Brief Life History of Elvi Linda

When Elvi Linda Pulkkinen was born on 2 September 1927, in Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, Matti Pulkkinen, was 40 and her mother, Mari Heikkinen, was 41. She married Eino Komulainen on 31 July 1948, in Maine, United States. She died on 6 September 2000, in Paris, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Riverside Annex Cemetery, South Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Eino Komulainen
Elvi Linda Pulkkinen
Marriage: 31 July 1948

Sources (6)

  • Elvi L Pulkkinen in household of Mary Pulkkinen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elvi L Pulkkinen, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Elvi L Komulainen, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Finnish Antti, Lempi, Markku, Tauno, Eino, Jarmo, Reino, Sulo, Taisto, Teuvo, Waino.

Finnish: probably from the ancient Germanic personal name Volk , meaning ‘people’, + the surname suffix -nen. This surname is found mainly in eastern Finland.

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

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