Walter Ohlson (1891 - 1972)

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Walter Ohlson
1891 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Ohlson was born on July 13, 1891. He died in April 1972 at 80 years of age. We know that Walter Ohlson had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60656.


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Walter Ohlson passed away in April 1972 at age 80. He was born on July 13, 1891. We have no information about Walter's family. We know that Walter Ohlson had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60656.
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In 1891, in the year that Walter Ohlson was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1907, at the age of 16 years old, Walter was alive when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1925, he was 34 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1966, when he was 75 years old, 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.

In 1972, in the year of Walter Ohlson's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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