Olaus Klukken (1892 - 1976)

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Olaus Klukken
1892 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Olaus Klukken was born on March 18, 1892. Olaus died in August 1976 at age 84. We know that Olaus Klukken had been residing in Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota 56360.


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Olaus Klukken died in August 1976 at 84 years of age. Olaus was born on March 18, 1892. There is no information about Olaus's family. We know that Olaus Klukken had been residing in Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota 56360.
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In 1892, in the year that Olaus Klukken was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1906, Olaus was merely 14 years old when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1911, at the age of 19 years old, Olaus was alive when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1927, by the time this person was 35 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1976, in the year of Olaus Klukken'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."

Other Biographies

Other Klukkens

Darwin R Klukken
Sep 16, 1965 - Mar 6, 2002
Saint Cloud, MN
Petra Klukken
May 27, 1895 - February 1987
Osakis, Minnesota
Lillie Klukken
May 7, 1909 - Dec 24, 1987
Osakis, MN
Philip Klukken
Apr 2, 1919 - March 1986
Osakis, Minnesota
Elvin Klukken
Apr 18, 1906 - August 1991
Osakis, MN
Morris J Klukken
Jul 27, 1918 - Mar 26, 2009
Osseo, MN
Rosemary Klukken
May 28, 1934 - June 1987
Irene J Klukken
Jul 24, 1921 - Aug 4, 2000
Osakis, MN
Joseph O Klukken
Aug 3, 1921 - Jan 17, 1999
Escondido, CA
Orville O Klukken
Nov 17, 1919 - Jan 13, 2004
Rockford, IL
Oda Klukken
Jul 17, 1888 - June 1984
Osakis, Minnesota
Jeanette E Klukken
Jul 29, 1940 - Jun 25, 1991
Ruby L Klukken
Jun 8, 1920 - Apr 6, 2003
Escondido, CA

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Jan 25, 1898 - May 1980
Glenwood, Minnesota
John Sperr
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Marjory Miller
Aug 11, 1913 - Oct 4, 2000
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Ludwig Muehlbauer
Aug 25, 1908 - March 1965
Walter C Meyer
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Clem Scheper
Nov 5, 1893 - April 1974
Rice, Minnesota
Frank Fruth
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Albany, Minnesota
John Nessman
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Roy C Noerenberg
Oct 12, 1914 - Sep 9, 1999
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Ralph Hirth
Jan 11, 1899 - July 1966
Staples, Minnesota
Henry Norgren
Aug 18, 1891 - April 1964
Katharina Wagner
Aug 1, 1896 - Mar 18, 1988
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Muriel J Fedje
Feb 27, 1913 - Nov 1, 1995
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James Wurm
Jul 23, 1920 - March 1983
Annandale, Minnesota
Arthur Hydeen
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May 11, 1893 - May 1982
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