Sarah Olina Halverson

3 December 1914–21 March 1994 (Age 79)
Brunswick, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Sarah Olina

When Sarah Olina Halverson was born on 3 December 1914, in Brunswick, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Theodore E. Halverson, was 34 and her mother, Rosalie Theodora Johnson, was 34. She married Walter Loraine Wallace on 26 September 1939. She lived in Lowville, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1994. She died on 21 March 1994, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Walter Loraine Wallace
Sarah Olina Halverson
Marriage: 26 September 1939

Spouse and Children

26 September 1939

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World Events (8)

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 5

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sara Wallace in household of Walter Wallace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah O Holverson in household of Theodore E Holverson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah O Halvorson in household of Theodore E Halvorson, "United States Census, 1920"

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