Eleanor Elizabeth Atkins

27 March 1914–7 August 2003 (Age 89)
Two Harbors, Lake, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Eleanor Elizabeth

When Eleanor Elizabeth Atkins was born on 27 March 1914, in Two Harbors, Lake, Minnesota, United States, her father, William Henry Atkins, was 39 and her mother, Hedvig Hattie Wahlgren, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Harold Juule Moe. She died on 7 August 2003, in Grand Marais, Cook, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 89.

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Harold Juule Moe
Eleanor Elizabeth Atkins
Harold Charles Moe

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    Harold Charles Moe


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World Events (8)

1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 1

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elenor Atkins in household of William Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eleanor Atkins in household of William Atkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor Atkins in household of William Atkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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