Joseph Fengstrom

1904–1982 (Age 77)

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Fengstrom was born on 20 February 1904. He married Gladys B Harri. He lived in Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died in 1982, at the age of 78.

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Joseph Fengstrom
Gladys B Harri

Spouse & Children


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Swedish (Engström): ornamental name composed of the elements äng ‘meadow’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Joseph F Engstrom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Engstrom in entry for Joseph Ferdinand Or Joe Engstrom Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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