Daniel LeRoy Gilbertson

13 June 1908–9 December 1995 (Age 87)
Avoca, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Daniel LeRoy

When Daniel LeRoy Gilbertson was born on 13 June 1908, in Avoca, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gilbert A. Gilbertson, was 41 and his mother, Helen Bertha Mellum, was 38. He married Freda Irene Thomas on 11 May 1933, in Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brigham, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1995. He died on 9 December 1995, in Verona, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Monona, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Daniel LeRoy Gilbertson
Freda Irene Thomas
Marriage: 11 May 1933
Duane Gilbertson
Kenneth Charles Gilbertson
Magna J Gilbertson

Spouse and Children

11 May 1933
Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States


    Duane Gilbertson


    Kenneth Charles Gilbertson


    Magna J Gilbertson


Parents and Siblings

    Gilbert A. Gilbertson





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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 11

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert .2 Americanized form of Norwegian Gilbertsen or a cognate in Danish or Swedish.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel Gilbertson in household of Gilbert Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel Gilbertson in household of Gilbert Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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