Joseph Henry Wheatley

11 September 1914–17 April 1985 (Age 70)
Cass, Iowa, United States

The Life of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Wheatley was born on 11 September 1914, in Cass, Iowa, United States, his father, John McKinley Wheatley, was 21 and his mother, Freda Henningsen, was 19. He lived in Brighton Township, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 17 April 1985, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70.

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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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 3

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 20

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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  • Joseph H Wheatley in household of John M Wheatley, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Joseph Wheatley in household of John M Wheatley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph H Wheatley in household of John M Wheatley, "United States Census, 1930"

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