Luella Irene Sohm

28 August 1904–1 October 1995 (Age 91)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Luella Irene

When Luella Irene Sohm was born on 28 August 1904, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Robert Henry Sohm, was 32 and her mother, Anna Amanda Ulrich, was 22. She lived in Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States for about 10 years and Judicial Township 12, Fresno, California, United States in 1930. She died on 1 October 1995, in Kings, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Frank B Viller
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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 2

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

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

South German:1. variant of Sahm 2. 2. topographic name from Middle High German soum ‘edge’, ‘border’, ‘grassy place marking the edge of cultivated land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luella Sohm, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Luella I Viller in household of Frank B Viller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luella Sohn in household of Robert H Sohn, "United States Census, 1920"

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