Helge Westermann

Male25 October 1914–2009

Brief Life History of Helge

Helge Westermann was born on 25 October 1914, in Denmark as the son of Anna Hansen. He died in 2009, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 95.

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Helge Westermann
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  • Helge Westermann, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Helge Westermann, "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984"

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World Events (8)

1915 · Homemade Bomb Explosion

Age 1

On July 2, 1915 an angry, former Harvard professor, Erich Muenter, places a homemade bomb in the Senate Reception Room. He was upset about the private sales of US munitions to the allies during the war.

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 25

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Bernhard, Hermann, Kurt, Otto.

North German: from Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’ + man ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a habitational name for one who had migrated from further west.

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

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