Allen Bernhard Michelson

5 January 1907–16 April 1977 (Age 70)
Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Allen Bernhard

When Allen Bernhard Michelson was born on 5 January 1907, in Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, his father, Julius Bernhard Johannessen Michelson, was 30 and his mother, Winifred Isabelle Thompson, was 28. He married Gladys Edna Matthys on 19 April 1941. He lived in Perkins, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Wisconsin, United States in 1977. He died on 16 April 1977, in Cumberland, Barron, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cumberland, Barron, Wisconsin, United States.

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Allen Bernhard Michelson
Gladys Edna Matthys
Marriage: 19 April 1941

Spouse and Children

19 April 1941

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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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 12

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 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Allen B Michelson, "South Dakota, State Census, 1915"
  • Allen B Michelson in household of Jules B Michelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allen B Michelson in household of Julias B Michelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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