Donald Cedric Burkgren

15 August 1921–May 1985 (Age 63)
Dayton, Webster, Iowa, United States

The Life of Donald Cedric

When Donald Cedric Burkgren was born on 15 August 1921, in Dayton, Webster, Iowa, United States, his father, Obed Lawrence Burkgren, was 35 and his mother, Inez Sophia Carlson, was 31. He lived in Badger, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Dayton Township, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in May 1985, in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 63.

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Donald Cedric Burkgren
1921–1985
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1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 1

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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  • Donald C Burkegrin in household of Obed L Burkegrin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Burkgren in household of Obed L Burkgren, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Burkgren in household of Obed L Burkgren, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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