John Henry Jensen

13 June 1913–3 March 1998 (Age 84)
Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Jensen was born on 13 June 1913, in Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, John Huster Jensen, was 20 and his mother, Juanita Callaway, was 18. He married Cora Leah Cline on 28 February 1943, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Three Forks, Flathead, Montana, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 28 Holland, Gallatin, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 3 March 1998, at the age of 84.

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John Henry Jensen
Cora Leah Cline
Marriage: 28 February 1943
Donald Leroy Jensen

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28 February 1943
Seattle, King, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 6

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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  • John H Jensen in household of John H Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John H Jensen Jr. in household of John H Jensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John H. Jensen in entry for Darryle Glennn Shearman and Sherrilynn Jensen, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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