Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune (1915 - 2009)

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Eleanor Lawrencia (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune
1915 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune, mother to 2 children, was born on April 28, 1915 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born into the Jensen family and married into the Halverson Washburn Aune family. She was born to Hans Jensen and Alphield Caroline (Hammer) Jensen, with siblings Ruth, Alice, and Helen. Eleanor 's partner was Clarence Halverson, and they gave birth to Carol Joyce (Halverson) Washburn McMahon Ewens and Paul Lawton Halverson Washburn. Eleanor also married Edward Peter Aune. She died on April 20, 2009 in Placerville, California at 93 years of age. We know that Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune had been residing in Salinas, Monterey County, California United States.


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Eleanor Halverson Washburn Aune was born on in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota United States


Eleanor Halverson Washburn Aune died on in Placerville, El Dorado County, California United States

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Queen of Heaven Cemetery, in Salinas, California United States



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Salinas, Monterey County, California United States


California Normal School, San Jose, CA
California State University, Sacramento


Taught 2nd grade at Stillwell Elementary School at Fort Ord, CA

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Very active in the Catholic church

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Alphield Caroline (Hammer) Jensen
Born: Oct 16, 1890
ND, United States



Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune & Clarence Halverson

Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune


Clarence Halverson
Born: Dec 21, 1903


Carol Joyce (Halverson) Washburn McMahon Ewens
Died: Aug 17, 1996
Moreno Valley, CA, United States

Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune & Edward Peter Aune

Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune


Edward Peter Aune
May 11, 1914 - Oct 26, 2004
salinas, ca, us


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Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune, mother to 2 children, died on April 20, 2009 in Placerville, California at 93 years of age. She was buried in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Salinas, California. She was born on April 28, 1915 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born to Hans Jensen and Alphield Caroline (Hammer) Jensen, with siblings Ruth, Alice, and Helen. Eleanor 's partner was Clarence Halverson, and they gave birth to Carol Joyce (Halverson) Washburn McMahon Ewens and Paul Lawton Halverson Washburn. Eleanor would also marry Edward Peter Aune.
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In 1915, in the year that Eleanor (Jensen) Halverson Washburn Aune was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1929, Eleanor was only 14 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1932, at the age of 17 years old, Eleanor was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1951, Eleanor was 36 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1962, she was 47 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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