Donna May Calhoun

8 March 1895–27 September 1953 (Age 58)
Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life of Donna May

When Donna May Calhoun was born on 8 March 1895, in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States, her father, Sheridan Harriman Calhoun, was 31 and her mother, Fountenella Hennessee, was 22. She married Leonard Kohl on 4 January 1919, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Henry, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 September 1953, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Kohl
Donna May Calhoun
Marriage: 4 January 1919
Berdette E Kohl

Spouse and Children

4 January 1919
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States


    Berdette E Kohl


Parents and Siblings



    Ora Isabelle Calhoon




    Eldridge Calhoun


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donna Kohl in household of Leonard Kohl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donna May Calhoun, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Donna M Kohl in household of Leonard Kohl, "United States Census, 1930"

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