John Alfred “Jack” Strong

15 June 1937–19 December 2011 (Age 74)
Lansing, Allamakee, Iowa, United States

The Life of John Alfred “Jack”

When John Alfred “Jack” Strong was born on 15 June 1937, in Lansing, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, his father, Alfred Elias Strong, was 37 and his mother, Minerva Rosalie Larson, was 26. He died on 19 December 2011, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Monona, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alfred Elias Strong
Minerva Rosalie Larson
John Alfred “Jack” Strong

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Many Wisconsinites Serve in WWII

Age 4

Nearly 332,000 Wisconsin residents served in the U.S. military during World War II. Nine thousand of these were women.
1959 · Workplace Discrimination Law Passed

Age 22

Wisconsin passed legislation which prohibited discrimination in the workplace based on age. The protection was passed for people ages 40 and over.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Strong in household of Alfred Strong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Alfred Or Jack Strong, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Alfred Strong, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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