Norman Dale Olsen

1 June 1937–1996 (Age 58)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Norman Dale

Norman Dale Olsen was born on 1 June 1937, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States as the son of Albert Olsen and Minnie Mae. He died in 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Albert Olsen
–1948
Minnie Mae
Norman Dale Olsen
1937–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Male–1948Male

    Minnie Mae

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 4

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 7

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Olaf, Olav (Old Norse Óláfr, Ólafr, variant Óleifr, earlier Anleifr, from proto-Scandinavian elements meaning ‘ancestor’ + ‘heir’, ‘descendant’). Olaf has always been one of the most common Scandinavian names; it continued to be popular in the Middle Ages, in part as a result of the fame of St. Olaf, King of Norway, who brought Christianity to his country c.1030 . This surname, the second most common in Norway, is also established in England, notably in the Newcastle upon Tyne area.2 German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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