Paul Edwards Burkhart

29 December 1904–1953 (Age 48)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Paul Edwards

When Paul Edwards Burkhart was born on 29 December 1904, in Iowa, United States, his father, Fredrick Burkhart, was 46 and his mother, Ida Gutheil, was 42. He married Alvina B King on 13 October 1924, in Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 49, and was buried in Willow Cemetery, Willow Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Edwards Burkhart
Alvina B King
Marriage: 13 October 1924
Lenore Alvina Burkhart
Gloria Jeanette Burkhart
Cherry D Burkhart

Spouse and Children

13 October 1924
Woodbury, Iowa, United States


    Lenore Alvina Burkhart


    Gloria Jeanette Burkhart


    Cherry D Burkhart


Parents and Siblings

    Fredrick Burkhart


    Ida Gutheil




    Josephine Anna Burkhart




    Elisabeth Burkhard


    John Birkhardt


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 9

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 14

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul E Burkhart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Burkhart, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Paul E Burkhart, "United States Census, 1930"

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