James G Swenson

31 July 1928–15 January 2002 (Age 73)
Remer, Cass, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of James G

When James G Swenson was born on 31 July 1928, in Remer, Cass, Minnesota, United States, his father, Harry Willard Swenson, was 36 and his mother, Phoebe Haitt Mills, was 36. He lived in Cass, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Slater Township, Cass, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 15 January 2002, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73.

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Harry Willard Swenson
Phoebe Haitt Mills
Donald J Swenson
Wilfred Harry Swenson
James G Swenson

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World Events (8)

Age 1
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman
Age 3
The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 20
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish or Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Svensen, or Americanized spelling of Swedish Sven(s)son ( see Svendsen ).2 English: patronymic from Swain .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Swenson in household of Harry Swenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Swenson in household of Harry W Swenson, "United States Census, 1930"

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