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Oscar Ystenes (1886 - 1966)

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Oscar Ystenes
1886 - 1966
Born
July 31, 1886
Ettrick, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, 54627, United States
Death
November 1966
Trempealeau, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, 54661, United States
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Blair, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin 54616
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Oscar Ystenes was born on July 31, 1886 in Ettrick, Wisconsin, United States. He died in November 1966 in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States at 80 years old. We know that Oscar Ystenes had been residing in Blair, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin 54616.
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Oscar John Ystenes was born to Nils Olsen Ystenes (1848-1931) and Elizabeth Johannesdatter Instenes (1859-1928), and he had siblings Emma Amalia (1883-1928), Clara Olava (1884-1911), Emma A. (1887-1970), Selmer (1889-1960), Julius Nicolai "Nick" (1891-1990), and Cornelius "Connie" Sanford (1893-1958).
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Oscar Ystenes passed away in November 1966 in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States at 80 years old. He was born on July 31, 1886 in Ettrick, Wisconsin, United States. There is no information about Oscar's immediate family. We know that Oscar Ystenes had been residing in Blair, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin 54616.
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In 1886, in the year that Oscar Ystenes was born, on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1901, by the time he was just 15 years old, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1932, Oscar was 46 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1948, he was 62 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1966, in the year of Oscar Ystenes's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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