Stanford Magnus Gustafson

8 October 1914–24 June 1985 (Age 70)
Laketown, Polk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Stanford Magnus

When Stanford Magnus Gustafson was born on 8 October 1914, in Laketown, Polk, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Andrew Magnus Lidstrom, was 44 and his mother, Hilma Carolina Erickson, was 42. He married Margret Agnes Swanson on 5 January 1945. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 June 1985, in Frederic, Polk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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Stanford Magnus Gustafson
Margret Agnes Swanson
Marriage: 5 January 1945
Magnus Stanford Gustafson Jr.

Spouse and Children

5 January 1945


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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 5

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.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 20

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Gustafsson, Gustavsson, or Danish and Norwegian Gustavsen, Gustafsen, patronymics from the Old Swedish personal name Götstaf, of uncertain origin.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Magnus Stanford GUSTAFSON Sr. - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Magnus Stanford GUSTAFSON Sr.

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