John Dillion Hunter

2 June 1896–13 November 1984 (Age 88)
Shellsburg, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of John Dillion

When John Dillion Hunter was born on 2 June 1896, in Shellsburg, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, John Henry Hunter, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Jane Riggle, was 43. He married Della May Bagenstos on 15 January 1920, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. He lived in La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 1984, at the age of 88, and was buried in La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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John Dillion Hunter
Della May Bagenstos
Marriage: 15 January 1920

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15 January 1920
Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 17

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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John D. Hunter burial obit

John D. Hunter Birth: Jun. 2, 1896 Death: Nov., 1984 Family links: Spouse: Della M. Bagenstos Hunter (1900 - 1998) Burial: Westview Cemetery La Porte City Black Hawk County Iowa, USA Crea …

Sources (3)

  • John D Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Hunter in household of John Hunter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John D Hunter, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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