Gregory Francis Wenner

16 October 1907–23 October 1982 (Age 75)
Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Gregory Francis

When Gregory Francis Wenner was born on 16 October 1907, in Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Frederick W. Wenner, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Zellmer, was 32. He married Leona Margaret Barthel on 8 November 1932, in Bluffton, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1982, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75.

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Gregory Francis Wenner
Leona Margaret Barthel
Marriage: 8 November 1932

Spouse and Children

8 November 1932
Bluffton, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States




Parents and Siblings

    Frederick W. Wenner


    Elizabeth Zellmer




    Julia Wenner


    Bruno August Wenner


    Albert Maurice Wenner




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 7

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: ornamental name, probably from the name of lake Vänern. Like Wenn-, Wenner- was commonly used to form ornamental compounds in Swedish.2 German: variant of Wanner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Greg Wenner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gregory Wenner in household of Fred Wenner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gregor Wenner in household of Frederick Wenner, "United States Census, 1920"

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