John Dennis Arnold

10 November 1889–13 June 1972 (Age 82)
United States

The Life of John Dennis

John Dennis Arnold was born on 10 November 1889, in United States. He died on 13 June 1972, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Adams Corner, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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John Dennis Arnold
1889–1972
Pearl Biehl
1890–1982

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 4

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

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

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  • findagrave.com/memorial/42564845/John-Dennis-Arnold

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