Lewis Mithoug

12 February 1892–23 October 1953 (Age 61)
Rockford, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Mithoug was born on 12 February 1892, in Rockford, Spokane, Washington, United States, his father, Ole Holgerson Mithoug, was 33 and his mother, (Juliet)Julia Lewis, was 25. He married Olga Holstrom in 1916, in United States. He lived in Freeman, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 20 years and Freeman Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1953, in Rockford, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 61.

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Lewis Mithoug
Olga Holstrom
Marriage: 1916

Spouse and Children

United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Holgerson Mithoug


    (Juliet)Julia Lewis




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Mithoug, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Mithoug, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lewis Mithong in household of Olie Mithong, "United States Census, 1910"

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