John Anthony Castner

12 June 1915–2 October 1996 (Age 81)
Cooks, Todd Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Anthony

When John Anthony Castner was born on 12 June 1915, in Cooks, Todd Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Castner, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Reardon, was 42. He married Geraldine M. Logan in 1945. He lived in Farmington Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 2 October 1996, at the age of 81.

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John Anthony Castner
Geraldine M. Logan
Marriage: 1945

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kastner .2 Swedish: probably of German origin.

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

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  • John Castner in household of Joseph Castner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Castner in household of Joseph Castner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Anthony in entry for Mrs Dorothy Castner Longanbach, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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