Edward William Johnson

31 January 1915–6 January 1986 (Age 70)
Meadow Township, Wadena, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Edward William

When Edward William Johnson was born on 31 January 1915, in Meadow Township, Wadena, Minnesota, United States, his father, William Juho, John Johnson, was 39 and his mother, Selma Kuha, Johnson, Kovala, was 31. He married Inga Cunilla (Kalinen) Johnson on 21 July 1940. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Sebeka, Wadena, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 1986, at the age of 70.

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Edward William Johnson
Inga Cunilla (Kalinen) Johnson
Marriage: 21 July 1940
Laverne Jeanette Johnson
Jr Edward William Johnson

Spouse and Children

21 July 1940


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 16

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Johnson in household of William Sarkela, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eddie W Johnson in household of Selma Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward W Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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