Donald Robert Miklebost

3 February 1922–20 July 1996 (Age 74)
Lawrence Township, Roberts, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Robert

When Donald Robert Miklebost was born on 3 February 1922, in Lawrence Township, Roberts, South Dakota, United States, his father, Percy Ray Miklebost, was 27 and his mother, Frances Lola Knight, was 23. He married Shirley Sanders in 1944. He lived in Peever, Roberts, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 1996, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wilmot, Roberts, South Dakota, United States.

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Donald Robert Miklebost
Shirley Sanders
Marriage: 1944

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 1
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary
Age 12
Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 20
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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Sources (9)

  • Dolald Miklebost, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Donald R Miklebost, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Donald Miklebost in household of Percy R Miklebost, "United States Census, 1940"

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