John Edward Michelson

19 July 1916–10 August 1969 (Age 53)
Edgemont, Fall River, South Dakota, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Michelson was born on 19 July 1916, in Edgemont, Fall River, South Dakota, United States, his father, Julius Bernhard Johannessen Michelson, was 40 and his mother, Winifred Isabelle Thompson, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Clarice Ruth Horstman. He lived in Lakeland, Barron, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 August 1969, at the age of 53.

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John Edward Michelson
Clarice Ruth Horstman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 3

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 15

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mikhl ( see Michael ).2 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Michel ( see Mitchell ).3 Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Michel, a Dutch variant of Michael .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John E Michelson in household of Jules B Michelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Michelson in household of Julius Michelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Michelson in entry for Michelson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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