Joseph Phillip Odegaard

16 November 1903–19 December 1985 (Age 82)
Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Joseph Phillip

Joseph Phillip Odegaard was born on 16 November 1903. He married Alice Scherrer on 21 September 1957, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 19 December 1985, in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82.

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Joseph Phillip Odegaard
Alice Scherrer
Marriage: 21 September 1957

Spouse and Children

21 September 1957
Los Angeles, California, United States

World Events (3)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 4

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, chiefly in eastern Norway, named Øygard, Øygarden, Ødegård, Ødegaard, from øyde ‘deserted’ + gård ‘enclosure’, ‘farm’. These, for the most part, are farmsteads that were left deserted after the Black Death of 1349 .

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

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  • Joseph Phillip Odegaard, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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