Viola Elnora Gulbranson

26 September 1904–May 2009 (Age 104)
Alberta, Stevens, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Viola Elnora

When Viola Elnora Gulbranson was born on 26 September 1904, in Alberta, Stevens, Minnesota, United States, her father, Ole Gulbranson, was 41 and her mother, Hilda Marie Nelson, was 29. She lived in Scott Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 2009, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 104, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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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 28

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: variant of Gulbrandsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola E Gulbranson in household of Benjamin F Griebenow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola E Gulbranson in household of Thorval A Olsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Gubbranson in household of Ole Gubbranson, "United States Census, 1920"

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