Otto F Bliesner

1880–24 August 1966 (Age 86)
Montana, United States

The Life of Otto F

When Otto F Bliesner was born in 1880, his father, August Fredrick Ferdinand Bliesner, was 30 and his mother, Inger Karine Olson, was 28. He married Albia Lenora Herring on 21 October 1916, in Decatur, Indiana, United States. He lived in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 7 Missoula City, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 24 August 1966, in Montana, United States, at the age of 86.

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Otto F Bliesner
Albia Lenora Herring
Marriage: 21 October 1916

Spouse and Children

21 October 1916
Decatur, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    August Fredrick Ferdinand Bliesner


    Inger Karine Olson




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 3

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Bliesen in the Saarland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Otto Bliesner in household of A F Bliesner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otto F Bliesner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otto Blizner, "United States Census, 1920"

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