John Rausch Ekstrom

8 October 1907–11 April 1954 (Age 46)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Rausch

John Rausch Ekstrom was born on 8 October 1907, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as the son of Gunnar Ekstrom and Frances A Rausch. He married Irene Cecelia Hobbs on 6 June 1937, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 11 April 1954, in Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46.

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John Rausch Ekstrom
Irene Cecelia Hobbs
Marriage: 6 June 1937

Spouse and Children

6 June 1937
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Gunnar Ekstrom


    Frances A Rausch




World Events (3)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 27

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Ekström): ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + ström ‘river’, ‘current’.

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

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  • John Rausch Ekstrom, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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