John Dennis Arnold Jr

7 May 1897–7 November 1967 (Age 70)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of John Dennis

When John Dennis Arnold Jr was born on 7 May 1897, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, Dr Jacob Dennis Arnold, was 41 and his mother, Valerie Harrise Ulman, was 33. He married Virginia Eleanor Thomas on 5 July 1920, in Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1920 and Corcoran, Kings, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 November 1967, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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John Dennis Arnold Jr
Virginia Eleanor Thomas
Marriage: 5 July 1920

Spouse and Children

5 July 1920
Alameda, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dr Jacob Dennis Arnold


    Valerie Harrise Ulman




    Doctor Clement Harrisse Arnold


    Eleanore D Arnold



    Valerie Harrisse Arnold


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • John D Arnold Jr. in household of Valerie H Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J Dennis Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John D Arnold in household of J Dennis Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"

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