Elmer Arthur Oleson

11 March 1906–20 September 1975 (Age 69)
Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Elmer Arthur

When Elmer Arthur Oleson was born on 11 March 1906, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Emil Arthur Oleson, was 21 and his mother, Anna Maria Olsson, was 18. He married Faye Nebeker on 13 May 1927, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 20 September 1975, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Elmer Arthur Oleson
Faye Nebeker
Marriage: 13 May 1927
Shirley Marie Oleson

Spouse and Children

13 May 1927
Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Beatrice Lenora Oleson


    Bonnie OLESON


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 2

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: patronymic from O(e)le ( see Olen ).2 Americanized spelling of Olsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer A Oleson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elma A Oleson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer Olsen in household of Emil A Olsen, "United States Census, 1920"

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