Frank Gustavison Colson

1908–5 September 1953 (Age 45)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Gustavison

When Frank Gustavison Colson was born in 1908, in Illinois, United States, his father, George Emil Colson, was 31 and his mother, Ellen Hoar, was 29. He lived in Oregon, Ogle, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 September 1953, in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Daysville, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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George Emil Colson
Ellen Hoar
Eleanor Mamie Colson
John George Colson
Clara Elizabeth Colson
Leo Joseph Colson
Robert Leo Colson
Frank Gustavison Colson

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 0

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gust Colson in household of George Colson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gustavson Colson in household of George Colson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gustavis Colson in household of George Colson, "United States Census, 1920"

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