Carl Otto Johnson, Jr.

3 August 1918–12 December 1986 (Age 68)
Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Carl Otto

When Carl Otto Johnson, Jr. was born on 3 August 1918, in Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States, his father, Carl Otto Johnson, was 41 and his mother, Olga Emma Boldenow, was 25. He married Evelyn Nadean Pilcher on 31 March 1950, in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 12 December 1986, in Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States.

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Carl Otto Johnson, Jr.
Evelyn Nadean Pilcher
Marriage: 31 March 1950

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31 March 1950
Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States




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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl O Johnson, Jr in household of Carl O Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sonny in entry for Lucille F Johnson Corbell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Carl Otto Johnson Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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