Donald Otto Strehlow

15 June 1914–4 January 1969 (Age 54)
Goldfield, Teller, Colorado, United States

The Life of Donald Otto

When Donald Otto Strehlow was born on 15 June 1914, in Goldfield, Teller, Colorado, United States, his father, Otto T. Strehlow, was 32 and his mother, Minnie Thomas, was 20. He married Willa Etta Watkins on 23 December 1942, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States for about 15 years and Election District 1, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 4 January 1969, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald Otto Strehlow
Willa Etta Watkins
Marriage: 23 December 1942

Spouse and Children

23 December 1942
Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Otto T. Strehlow





World Events (8)

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.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 3

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."

Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places named Strehlow, in Pomerania and Brandenburg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • D Strehlow in household of William L Powers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Strehlow in household of Otto L Strehlow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Strehlow in household of Otto Strehlow, "United States Census, 1920"

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