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Canute Rognald Matson
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1843
Voss Herad
Hordaland fylke, Norway
Death: Jan. 12, 1903
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Canute R. Matson (April 9, 1843 - January 12, 1903) was a Norwegian born politician who served as Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois at the time of the 1886 Haymarket Square Riot in Chicago.
Knut Rognald Matson was born near Voss, in Hordaland county, Norway. He was born on the Opkvitne farm, the youngest child of Rognald Madson and Gjertrud Jonsdatter. He came to the United States with his parents in 1849 when he was 6 years old. The Matson family settled in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Matson received his education at Albion College and later studied law at Milton College. 
 
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 Parents:
  Gertrude Matson (1818 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabelle Rachel Andrewson Matson (1845 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Isabelle M Matson Hofmann (1878 - 1970)*
  Frederick Rognald Matson (1880 - 1939)*
  Canute Royal Matson (1884 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112236263
Canute Rognald Matson
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