Thomas Syrenus Andersen

20 April 1904–1999 (Age 94)
Clinton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas Syrenus

When Thomas Syrenus Andersen was born on 20 April 1904, in Clinton, Iowa, United States, his father, Ingwer Christian Andersen, was 36 and his mother, Sabina C. Danielsen, was 32. He married Ramona L Wenzel on 30 November 1927, in Bryant, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Hampshire Township, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in 1999, at the age of 95.

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Thomas Syrenus Andersen
Ramona L Wenzel
Marriage: 30 November 1927
Janice Rae Andersen
Sharon Casad

Spouse and Children

30 November 1927
Bryant, Clinton, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 9

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Andersen in household of Ingwer Andersen, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Thomas Andersen in household of Ingwer C Andersen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Andresen in household of Ingwer C Andresen, "United States Census, 1910"

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