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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Cyrus Edward Bechtel
Anna Veronica McElgunn
John E Bechtel
Veronica E Bechtel
Joseph L Bechtel
Evangeline Bechtel
Gerald Bechtel
Richard Bechtel
Donald Bechtel

Parents and Siblings




    Veronica E Bechtel


    Joseph L Bechtel



    Gerald Bechtel


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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.

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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