Sara Katheryn Smerud

9 March 1914–12 March 2006 (Age 92)
New Albin, Allamakee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sara Katheryn

When Sara Katheryn Smerud was born on 9 March 1914, in New Albin, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, her father, Oscar Carl John Smerud, was 36 and her mother, Clara Dorethea Wild, was 24. She had at least 1 son with Brown. She lived in Jefferson Township, Houston, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. Her occupation is listed as sara spent her working years as a social worker in the public school system. in New Albin, Allamakee, Iowa, United States. She died on 12 March 2006, in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in New Albin, Allamakee, Iowa, United States.

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Sara Katheryn Smerud
William Brown

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    William Brown


Parents and Siblings

    Oscar Carl John Smerud






    Al Smerud


    Edmund Oscar Smerud


    Rose Mary Smerud


    John Smerud


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World Events (8)

1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 1

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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Edmund Oscar Smerud, Obit 13 October 1998

La Crosse Tribune WI. - 13 February 1998 - NEW ALBIN, Iowa Edmund Oscar Smerud, 82, died Tuesday, February 10, 1998, at St. Francis Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis. He was born on October 11, 19 …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah C Smerud in household of Oscar Smerud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Smerud in household of Oscar Smerud, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sara Smerud in entry for Clara Or Grandma New Albin Smerud, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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