Alvin Ohlson (1925 - 1976)

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Alvin Ohlson
1925 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Alvin Ohlson was born on February 3, 1925. He died in May 1976 at age 51.


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Alvin Ohlson passed away in May 1976 at 51 years of age. He was born on February 3, 1925. We have no information about Alvin's family.
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In 1925, in the year that Alvin Ohlson was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1930, at the age of only 5 years old, Alvin was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1942, he was 17 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1958, he was 33 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1976, in the year of Alvin Ohlson's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Ruth Ohlson
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Chicago, Illinois
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Mar 1, 1907 - August 1974
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Aug 3, 1955 - May 26, 2010
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Bessie Ohlson
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Bridgeview, Illinois
Bernice Ohlson
Jun 25, 1908 - July 1981
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Florence Ohlson
Mar 20, 1910 - December 1978
Cary, Illinois
Herbert Ohlson
Dec 26, 1891 - March 1970
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Ellen Ohlson
Mar 3, 1888 - April 1968
Geneseo, Illinois
Christian Ohlson
Apr 27, 1929 - Oct 20, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Irwin Ohlson
Jan 18, 1911 - August 1975
Bloomingdale, Illinois
Francis F Ohlson
Sep 11, 1928 - Nov 14, 1991
Lois J Ohlson
Dec 19, 1926 - September 1993
Elkhart, IN
D C Ohlson
Apr 25, 1926 - September 1985
Gunnar F Ohlson
Aug 26, 1930 - Jun 16, 1999
Yorba Linda, CA
Bernice L Ohlson
Jul 19, 1908 - Apr 7, 1988
Port Richey, FL
David C Ohlson
Apr 6, 1942 - Apr 23, 1998

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