John Walter Carlson

31 October 1886–24 August 1953 (Age 66)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of John Walter

When John Walter Carlson was born on 31 October 1886, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, John W Carlson, was 25 and his mother, Mary C Nelson, was 31. He married Helen Gertrude Ochsie on 13 April 1913, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 24 August 1953, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 66.

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John Walter Carlson
Helen Gertrude Ochsie
Marriage: 13 April 1913
Dorthy Lillian Carlson
Miriam A. Carlson Morris

Spouse and Children


    Helen Gertrude Ochsie


13 April 1913
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John W Carlson


    Mary C Nelson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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