When Lester Irving Olander was born on 8 October 1897, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, his father, Peter August Olander, was 43 and his mother, Alice T. Van Dack, was 37. He married Ardis Ortner on 31 October 1922, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Eureka Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1900 and Bridgeport Judicial Township, Nevada, California, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 1944, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lennart, Nels, Bjorn, Britt, Helmer, Holger, Lars, Majken.
Swedish: ornamental or habitational name composed of the first element of various origins (in one case from the farm name Olles, genitive of the personal name Olle, in the province of Dalarna) + the suffix -ander, derived from Greek anēr (genitive andros) ‘man’.
Swedish (Ölander): habitational name for someone from the island of Öland.