Henry Burton Weitnauer

Male19 February 1916–11 August 2000

Brief Life History of Henry Burton

When Henry Burton Weitnauer was born on 19 February 1916, in Readlyn, Bremer, Iowa, United States, his father, Eugene Henry Weitnauer, was 32 and his mother, Iona Elizabeth Merrill, was 34. He lived in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Lakeside Township, Aitkin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 August 2000, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Henry Burton Weitnauer
Dora Martha Wicklund

Sources (13)

  • Henry Weitnener in household of Eugene Weitnener, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Burton Weitnauer, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Henry Weitnauer, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 1

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.


Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Wilhelm.

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Reitnau in Aargau canton or possibly from Reitenau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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

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