Electa H. Strawn

27 May 1906–27 July 1994 (Age 88)
Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States

The Life of Electa H.

When Electa H. Strawn was born on 27 May 1906, in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States, her father, Abner Lawrence Strawn, was 46 and her mother, Lydia Helen Kughn, was 38. She married Harry Merwin Shultz on 3 March 1929, in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Reno, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 July 1994, in Nickerson, Reno, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wildmead Cemetery, Nickerson, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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Harry Merwin Shultz
Electa H. Strawn
Marriage: 3 March 1929
Dolly Shultz

Spouse and Children

    Harry Merwin Shultz



3 March 1929
Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States


    Dolly Shultz


Parents and Siblings



    Raymond L Strawn


    Marie M Strawn




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 21

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Strachan or Straughan , reflecting the pronunciation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eleda Strawn in household of Abner L Strawn, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Electa Strawn in household of Abher L Strawn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Electa A Strawn in household of Abner L Strawn, "United States Census, 1920"

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