John E Bechtel

11 December 1913–September 1982 (Age 68)
Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of John E

When John E Bechtel was born on 11 December 1913, in Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, Cyrus Edward Bechtel, was 28 and his mother, Anna Veronica McElgunn, was 20. He lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916 and Minnewaukan, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1930. He died in September 1982, in Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Edward Bechtel
1885–1975
Anna Veronica McElgunn
1893–1984
John E Bechtel
1913–1982
Veronica E Bechtel
1916–
Joseph L Bechtel
1917–
Evangeline Bechtel
1919–2003
Gerald Bechtel
1921–
Richard Bechtel
1927–2015
Donald Bechtel
1929–2008

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1913–1982Male

    Veronica E Bechtel

    Female1916–Female

    Joseph L Bechtel

    Male1917–Male

    Female1919–2003Female

    Gerald Bechtel

    Male1921–Male

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 6

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1932

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Southwestern German: from a pet form of Becht or a short form of Bechtold .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Edward Bechtel in household of Cyrus E Bechtel, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • John E Bechtel in household of Cyrus E Bechtel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Bechtel, "Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957"

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