Oscar Brolin

1907–1989 (Age 81)
Bloomington, Pa

The Life of Oscar

Oscar Brolin was born on 9 June 1907. He married Emma Gertrude Smith on 12 May 1936, in Kane, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 30 March 1989, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hawthorne Memorial Gardens, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States.

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Oscar Brolin
1907–1989
Emma Gertrude Smith
1911–1990
Marriage: 12 May 1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1936
Kane, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States

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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 4

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + the common surname suffix -lin.

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

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