1. Left family in (Depression Era) 1937, (Omaha) Nebraska .
2. Met future wife at a barn dance in St. Anthony, Iowa in 1912.
3. March 1st, after wedding, started farming on a rented farm east of St. Anthony. Abandoned in November.
4. Developed a drinking problem and went from job to job (rented houses) in Iowa and (Omaha) Nebraska.
5. From Lithuania, Immigrated to US through Canada.