Simon A Enstad (1882 - 1970)

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Simon A Enstad
1882 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Simon A Enstad was born on January 21, 1882. He died on August 15, 1970 at 88 years of age. We know that Simon A Enstad had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55426.


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Simon A Enstad died on August 15, 1970 at 88 years old. He was born on January 21, 1882. We have no information about Simon's family. We know that Simon A Enstad had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55426.
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In 1882, in the year that Simon A Enstad was born, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

In 1890, when he was merely 8 years old, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1934, Simon was 52 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1949, by the time he was 67 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1970, in the year of Simon A Enstad's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Mark Enstad
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