Glen Oleson

9 November 1921–1 February 2003 (Age 81)
Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Glen

When Glen Oleson was born on 9 November 1921, in Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, United States, his father, Fred Louis Oleson, was 38 and his mother, Minnie Eveline House, was 27. He died on 1 February 2003, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81.

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Fred Louis Oleson
Minnie Eveline House
Leonard Oleson
Malcolm Seymour Oleson
Marie Alvina Oleson
Fred Oleson Jr.
Glen Oleson
Duane Oleson

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Glen Oleson in household of Frederick L Oleson, "United States Census, 1930"

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