John David Westhoff

28 July 1910–8 November 1977 (Age 67)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John David

John David Westhoff was born on 28 July 1910, in Illinois, United States. He married Dorathy Ann Renner about 1953. He died on 8 November 1977, at the age of 67.

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John David Westhoff
Dorathy Ann Renner
Marriage: about 1953

Spouse and Children

about 1953
,,, Usa

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 3

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia):1. topographic name for someone who lived on a farm situated to the west of a settlement, from Middle High German west ‘west(en)’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’. 2. Dutch: variant of Westhoven .

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

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Sources (2)

  • John D Westhoff, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • John D Westhoff, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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