Eldon De Witt Hettmansperger

Brief Life History of Eldon De Witt

When Eldon De Witt Hettmansperger was born on 27 July 1905, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States, his father, Friedrich Edward Hettmansperger, was 29 and his mother, Ethel Leona Withrow, was 25. He married Helen Marjorie Husted on 28 August 1926, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Saybrook, Saybrook Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1950 and Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1966. He died on 4 April 1966, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in North Kingsville, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Eldon De Witt Hettmansperger
1905–1966
Helen Marjorie Husted
1904–1998
Marriage: 28 August 1926
Ronald Eldon Hettmansperger
1929–1929
David Eldon Hettmansperger
1932–1994

Sources (14)

  • Eldin D Hettmansperger, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Eldon Dewitt Hettmansperger, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Eldon DeWitt Hettmansperger, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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Name Meaning

Transferred use of the surname, in origin a local name from a place in Co. Durham, so called from the Old English male personal name Ella + Old English dūn ‘hill’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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