Harold Solem

8 April 1891–14 April 1979 (Age 88)
Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Harold

When Harold Solem was born on 8 April 1891, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Anfin A. Solem, was 40 and his mother, Marit Ronning, was 31. He married Dorothy N. Franzen on 31 August 1922, in Minnesota, United States. He lived in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 14 April 1979, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Harold Solem
Dorothy N. Franzen
Marriage: 31 August 1922

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal
Age 1
The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home
Age 23
Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from thirty or more farmsteads, notably in Trøndelag, so named from Old Norse Sólheimr ( see Solheim ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Solem in household of Anfin Solem, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harold Solem in household of Anfin Solem, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harold Solem, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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