Clarence E. Carlson

24 June 1900–19 June 1985 (Age 85)
Alcester, Union, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Clarence E.

Clarence E. Carlson was born on 24 June 1900, in Alcester, Union, South Dakota, United States. He married Gertrude Hope Sedgwick on 4 June 1925, in Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Alcester Township, Union, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1985, in Alcester, Union, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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Clarence E. Carlson
Gertrude Hope Sedgwick
Marriage: 4 June 1925
Gordon Sedgwick Carlson

Spouse and Children

4 June 1925
Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, United States


    Gordon Sedgwick Carlson


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 13

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence E Carlson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Carlson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence E Carlson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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