John Henning Westlund

1888–1987 (Age 99)
Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of John Henning

John Henning Westlund was born in 1888. He had at least 2 daughters with Hildur T. Wahlberg. He lived in Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1987, at the age of 99, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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John Henning Westlund
Hildur T. Wahlberg
Gertrude Ellen Westlund
Dorothy Marian Westlund

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 25

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements west ‘väst’ + lund ‘grove’. In some cases, the name may be habitational, from a farm or settlement so named.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Westlund, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • J H Westlund, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jno H Westlund, "United States Census, 1930"

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