Donald Leonard Sodergren

9 December 1909–17 December 1997 (Age 88)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Donald Leonard

When Donald Leonard Sodergren was born on 9 December 1909, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, John Leonard Sodergren, was 31 and his mother, Hulda Josefina Johansson, was 30. He married Jane Harvey on 29 January 1939, in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 17 December 1997, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Donald Leonard Sodergren
Jane Harvey
Marriage: 29 January 1939
John Alan Sodergren
James Donald Sodergren

Spouse and Children

29 January 1939
Alameda, Alameda, California, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Södergren): ornamental name composed of the elements söder ‘south’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald Leonard Sodergren, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Donald Sodergren in household of L Sodergren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Donald Sodergran in household of Charles L Hanna, "United States Census, 1920"

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