Earl Clifton Sletto

20 March 1917–7 December 1941 (Age 24)
Moe Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Earl Clifton

When Earl Clifton Sletto was born on 20 March 1917, in Moe Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States, his father, Emil Eric Sletto, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Caroline Lea, was 26. He died on 7 December 1941, in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil Eric Sletto
Sarah Caroline Lea
Neomi Marjorie Sletto
Lloyd EauClaire Sletto
Earl Clifton Sletto

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 2
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
Age 10
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Obert.Norwegian: variant of Sletten .

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (8)

  • Earl Sletto in household of Ole Leo, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earl C Sletto in household of Emil Sletto, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Sletto in entry for Emil E Sletto, "Minnesota, Douglas County, Obituaries, 1860-1990"

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