Lowell Hodsdon

7 May 1901–11 April 1954 (Age 52)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Lowell

When Lowell Hodsdon was born on 7 May 1901, in Iowa, United States, his father, Lewis Allen Hodsdon, was 37 and his mother, Minnie Julia McConnell, was 32. He lived in Jackson Township, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 11 April 1954, at the age of 52.

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Lewis Allen Hodsdon
Minnie Julia McConnell
Floyd Gerald Hodsdon
Carroll Tracy Hodsdon
Helen H Hodsdon
Dorothea E Hodsdon
Lowell Hodsdon
Ruth Hodsdon

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Allen Hodsdon


    Minnie Julia McConnell




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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 12

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 15

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

English: habitational name from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire, named in Old English with the personal name Hod + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lowel Hodsdon in household of Louis A Hodsdon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lowell Christopher Hodsdon, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Lowell Hodson, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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