John Sanford Rustemeyer

27 January 1921–19 June 2010 (Age 89)
Saint Charles, Gregory, South Dakota, United States

The Life of John Sanford

When John Sanford Rustemeyer was born on 27 January 1921, in Saint Charles, Gregory, South Dakota, United States, his father, John Lewis Rustemeyer, was 23 and his mother, Julia A Lunderman, was 20. He lived in St. Charles Township, Gregory, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 19 June 2010, in Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 89.

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John Sanford Rustemeyer
Adella Katherine Herrmann

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    Ramona Joy Rustemeyer


    Phyllis Rustemeyer


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 23

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer ( see Meyer ) whose land was marshy, from a word evidenced in the field name Rust ‘reed’.

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

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  • John Sanford Rustemeyer, "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940"
  • John S Rustemeyer in household of John L Rustemeyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John S Rustemeyer in household of John L Rustemeyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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