Arthur Christian Pehling

14 August 1901–10 December 1969 (Age 68)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Arthur Christian

When Arthur Christian Pehling was born on 14 August 1901, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Henry John Pehling, was 27 and his mother, Emma L. Langhorst, was 20. He married Norma Elizabeth Harms on 23 September 1924, in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Sioux Agency Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 10 December 1969, in Echo, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Echo, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States.

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Arthur Christian Pehling
Norma Elizabeth Harms
Marriage: 23 September 1924

Spouse and Children

23 September 1924
Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Emma L. Langhorst




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

German: habitational name from a place near Hagen, Westphalia.

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

Sources (2)

  • Arthur Pehling in household of Henry Pehling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Christian Pehling, "Find A Grave Index"

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