Margaret Oliva Olson

27 May 1918–26 June 2007 (Age 89)
Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Margaret Oliva

Margaret Oliva Olson was born on 27 May 1918, in Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States. She married Raymond Rosenbaum on 16 August 1937, in Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Civil Bend Township, Union, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 26 June 2007, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89.

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Raymond Rosenbaum
1913–1988
Margaret Oliva Olson
1918–2007
Marriage: 16 August 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1937
Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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  • Margaret O Rosenbaum in household of Raymond Rosenbaum, "United States Census, 1940"

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