Alva Linda Lindblad

22 July 1920–6 March 2010 (Age 89)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alva Linda

When Alva Linda Lindblad was born on 22 July 1920, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Arvid Lindblad, was 29 and her mother, Anna Teolinda Lundberg, was 30. She died on 6 March 2010, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 89.

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Arvid Lindblad
Anna Teolinda Lundberg
Alva Linda Lindblad

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 5

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + blad ‘leaf’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alva Lindblad in entry for Arvilo Lindblad, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Alva Lindblad in entry for Arvid Lindblad, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Alva Linda Lindbled, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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