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Norman Otto Olson, I
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1895
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1977
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Norman Otto Olson I (1895-1977) was a clerk at Montgomery Ward in 1917 and by 1930 he was a laundry delivery driver. In 1941 he was working for the Marketing Law Survey. (b. August 29, 1895; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60619, USA - d. March 19, 1977; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60619, USA. Social Security Number 325098915.

Name:
On his birth certificate Norman was listed as "Fredie Otto Olsen" and on April 13, 1938 the name was officially changed to "Norman Otto Olson" and the witness was his brother, Harry Oliver Olson.

Parents:
Norman was born in 1895 to Otto Olson (1857-1921) a barber from Farsund, Norway; and Hannah E. Hansen (1864-1936) from Oslo, Norway.

Birth:
He was born on August 29, 1895 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Siblings:
His siblings include: Tille Olson (1885-1918) who married Norval Wintrone (1890-1918) in Wisconsin, and they both died in the influenza pandemic of 1918; Harry Oliver Olson (1887-1964); and Helen Olive Olson (1900-1970) who married John Lozinski (1896-1980) and later married Frank Kirpichoff (1891-1965).

Wold War I draft:
On June 5, 1917, Norman filled out his draft card for World War I while he was living at 465 Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. He was working as a clerk at Montgomery Ward and also appears in that year's Chicago City Directory.

First marriage:
He married Isabelle Trautlein (1901-1931) on December 31, 1919 in Chicago.

Child:
They had one child, Norman Otto Olson II (1921-1967) who died under the name "Norman Wickman". Isabelle's sister had married a Wickman

Chicago, Illinois:
In 1930 Norman and Isabelle were living at 1655 Orchard Street in Chicago and he was working as a driver for a laundry service. They were paying $30 a month for rent.

Murder of wife:
Norman murdered Isabelle Trautlein (1901-1931) in 1931 by shooting her, according to her death certificate. No information has been found to date from newspapers on her murder. Norman Otto Olson II (1921-1967) took the name "Norman Wickman" when he was raised by an aunt.

Second marriage:
After Isabelle was murdered, Norman married Eva Folkerts (1904-2000) and they had three children.

World War II:
In 1941 he was working for the Marketing Law Survey when he registered for the draft.

Death:
He died in 1977 while living at 4034 North Kimball Street.

Burial:
He was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery on March 21, 1977 in the Garden Court Mausoleum on the North side of level 2 in niche D39. His account number for the mausoleum is M14873.

Relationship:
Norman Otto Olson I (1895-1977) was the first cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on September 22, 2003. Updated on August 24, 2013 with information on the death of Isabelle Trautman (1901-1931) and his marriage date and information from his WWI draft registration.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Otto Olson (1858 - 1921)
  Hannah E. Hansen Olson (1864 - 1936)
 
 Spouses:
  Isabelle Trautlein Olson (1900 - 1931)*
  Eva Folkerts Olson (1904 - 2000)*
 
 Children:
  Norman Otto Olson Wickman (1921 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ottilie Margaret Olson Wintrone (1885 - 1918)*
  Harry Oliver Olson (1887 - 1965)*
  Mabel Olson Clay (1890 - 1971)*
  Norman Otto Olson (1895 - 1977)
  Helen Olive Olson Kirpichoff (1900 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Arlington Heights
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Garden Court Masouleum, North, Level 2, D39
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Sep 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7888263
Norman Otto Olson, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Norman Otto Olson, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Norman Otto Olson, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 17, 2004
 
 
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