Arthur Mikelson

Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Mikelson was born in 1892, his father, Mike Mikelson, was 26 and his mother, Emma Knosky, was 24. He married Aleta Rose Oliver on 5 June 1913, in Polk, Iowa, United States. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Arthur Mikelson
Aleta Rose Oliver
Marriage: 5 June 1913

Spouse and Children

5 June 1913
Polk, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Mike Mikelson


    Emma Knosky




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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 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 5

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Partly Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Mikkelsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Mikleson in household of Emma Mikleson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Mikelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Mickelson in household of Mike Mickelson, "United States Census, 1900"

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