Rudolph Hilmar Otteson

11 February 1907–8 February 1985 (Age 78)
Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Rudolph Hilmar

When Rudolph Hilmar Otteson was born on 11 February 1907, in Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota, United States, his father, Jorgen Olai Ottesen, was 38 and his mother, Eleanora Dorothea Andreasen, was 25. He married Eugenia Olivia Caron on 11 January 1930, in Carlton, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Scanlon, Carlton, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 8 February 1985, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kennewick, Benton, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rudolph Hilmar Otteson
Eugenia Olivia Caron
Marriage: 11 January 1930
William Otteson
Robert Otteson
Mary Carol Otteson
Rudolph E Otteson

Spouse and Children

11 January 1930
Carlton, Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 3

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Ottesen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rudolph Otterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rudolph Otteson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rudolph Helmer Otteson, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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