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Kai John Carl Antonsen
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1888
Syddanmark, Denmark
Death: Jun. 19, 1943
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Kai was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Emigration Register indicates Kai Antonsen emigrated to the United States at age 1 1/2 on the ship Thingvalla. His residence in Copenhagen, Denmark is listed as Kjbhvn. His emigration ID number is: D8991A1214. He emigrated on 9/17/1890. Destination is listed as Chicago.

Kai was inducted into the US Army on September 22, 1917 at Chicago, Illinois. Grade: Sergeant. Kai Antonsen - No. 2062379 Sgt. Hq. Det 101 - M.P.C. He was honorably discharged at Camp Grant, Illinois on August 5, 1919. He was 29 at the time he enlisted and was a book-keeper by occupation. He had grey eyes, blonde hair, fair complexion and was 5' 8 3/4 in height. He was a noncommissioned officer: Sup. Sgt. Per C.O. #44, October 9, 1918. Battles, engagements: A.E.F. He was single at the time of his discharge. He sailed from the U.S. on 9/14/1918 and returned to the U.S. on 7/27/1919.

Kai married Gertrude Evensen before 1922. They had one daughter, Janet Gerda Antonsen. Kai's wife, Gertrude, passed away in 1931. He married Josie May Garland September 30, 1933. Kai was a stock broker and worked for the Chicago Board of Trade.

His address at the time of death was 5452 Wayne, Chicago, Illinois Died at age: 54 years, 8 months, 16 days. Time of death was: 6/19/1943 at 12:45 PM. His occupation listed on the death certificate is Solicitor in the business of a Brokerage Office. Cause of death was Coronary Occlusion, which lasted for 1 day, which was due to Arteriosclerosis for a duration of 10 to 15 years.

Death Notice from Chicago Tribune (IL) - June 20 and 21, 1943
Deceased Name: Kai Antonsen
Kai Antonsen of 5452 Wayne avenue, beloved husband of Josie, fond father of Janet, brother of Otto and Charles. Funeral private, Tuesday, 2 p.m., at funeral home, 3301 Fullerton avenue. Interment Mount Olive cemetery.
Family links: 
  Carl Alfred Antonsen (1866 - 1932)
  Gerda S Christiansen Antonsen (1869 - 1935)
  Gertrude Evensen Antonsen (1895 - 1931)*
  Josie May Garland Antonsen (1896 - 1991)*
  Janet Gerda Antonsen Croft (1925 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olive Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: CA Croft
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18423283
Kai John Carl Antonsen
Added by: CA Croft
Kai John Carl Antonsen
Added by: CA Croft
Kai John Carl Antonsen
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