John Herman Pete

10 January 1894–15 January 1953 (Age 59)
Ely, Emmet, Michigan, United States

The Life of John Herman

When John Herman Pete was born on 10 January 1894, in Ely, Emmet, Michigan, United States, his father, Herman Pete, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Perttula, was 28. He lived in Ely, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 January 1953, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 59.

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Herman Pete
Elizabeth Perttula
John Herman Pete
Selma E Pete
Jacob Leonard Pete

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 4

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Peet 2, or from a pet form of Peter .2 Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Péter ( see Peter ).3 Altered spelling of Peet 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Pete in household of Jacob Pate, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Pete in household of Herman Pete, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Herman Pete - Government record: birth-name: John Herman Pete

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