Clifford Immanuel Thoreson

8 June 1899–30 December 1971 (Age 72)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Clifford Immanuel

When Clifford Immanuel Thoreson was born on 8 June 1899, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Thore Thoresen, was 36 and his mother, Laura Marie Gilbertson, was 21. He married Mary Alice Hansen on 30 November 1921, in Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Callaway, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 26 years. He died on 30 December 1971, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Clifford Immanuel Thoreson
Mary Alice Hansen
Marriage: 30 November 1921
Clifford Maurice Thoreson
Richard Norman Thoreson

Spouse and Children

30 November 1921
Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Thoresen or of the Swedish cognate Thoresson. Compare Thorson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford I Thorson, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Clifford I Thoreson in household of F Thoreson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford I Thoreson, "United States Census, 1930"

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