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HELP! World War I Soldier flag male ancestor  Durwood Otto  JOHNSON

  (b. 21 December 1896 Garden City, Kansas, USA   d. 22 February 1974 Kremmling, Grand, Colorado, USA )  

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Durwood Otto JOHNSON was born 21 December 1896 in Garden City, Kansas, USA

Durwood Otto JOHNSON was the child of Otto Alfred JOHNSON   and   Ida FOGELSTROM and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Harry FOGELSTROM and Ida E RENNIUS

Durwood Otto was a soldier in World War I.

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Durwood Otto  married  Clara Elizabeth CLAGG 18 April 1927 in Denver, Colorado, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. They divorced. Clara Elizabeth CLAGG  was born 16 April 1902 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA (Florence).  Clara Elizabeth died 4 June 1983 in Denver, Colorado, USA.  Clara Elizabeth was the child of James Henry CLAGG and Nathalin RYDER.

Durwood Otto JOHNSON died 22 February 1974 in Kremmling, Grand, Colorado, USA.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Durwood Otto JOHNSON


Durwood Otto JOHNSON married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Clara Elizabeth CLAGG-- Date: 18 April 1927 Place: Denver, Colorado, USA
Clara Elizabeth CLAGG was the child of James Henry CLAGG and Nathalin RYDER

They divorced 14 March 1936, Grand, Colorado

Children of Durwood Otto JOHNSON and Clara Elizabeth CLAGG:

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Robert James JOHNSON (b.7 April 1930, Kremmling, Grand, Colorado, USA  d. 5 April 1993, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
m. Carol Marian THOMPSON 1954 in , Massachusetts, USA

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birth1896 Birth
21 December 1896
Garden City, Kansas, USA

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marriage1927 Marriage / Partner
Durwood Otto JOHNSON and Clara Elizabeth CLAGG 18 April 1927, Denver, Colorado, USA

He was 30 years old.
News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)
1930 Birth of Child
Robert James JOHNSON was born 7 April 1930, Kremmling, Grand, Colorado, USA

Durwood Otto was 33 years old.
Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)
Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Invention The microwave oven was invented accidentally in 1945 by Percy Spencer, a Raytheon engineer. While testing a magnetron, he noticed microwaves melted a candy bar in his pocket. Experimenting further, he discovered microwaves could cook food quickly. Raytheon patented the process, and by 1947, they built the first commercial microwave oven, called the 'Radarange.' Initially used in commercial settings, microwaves becomes affordable for home use by the 1960s and 1970s, revolutionizing cooking.
News1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense 13-day standoff in October 1962 between the United States and the Soviet Union over the installation of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles from the U.S. coast. The crisis is considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale nuclear war. It began when American spy planes discovered the missiles, leading to a U.S. naval blockade of Cuba and intense negotiations. The crisis ended when Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agreed to remove the missiles in exchange for the U.S. promising not to invade Cuba and secretly agreeing to remove American missiles from Turkey.
News1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.
NewsJune 17, 1972 – August 9, 1974 - Watergate Scandal began with the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., in 1972. Members of President Richard Nixon's administration attempted to cover up their involvement. The scandal led to the discovery of multiple abuses of power by the Nixon administration, the resignation of President Nixon in 1974, and the indictment of several administration officials.
News1973 - January 22 - Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 and Doe v. Bolton, 410 U.S. 179: The U.S. Supreme Court declares that the Constitution protects women’s right to terminate an early pregnancy, thus making abortion legal in the U.S.
News1973 - March 29 - The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam
Invention The cell phone was invented by Martin Cooper of Motorola. On April 3, 1973, he made the first handheld mobile phone call with the Motorola DynaTAC. This device weighed 2.5 pounds and was 10 inches long, offering 30 minutes of talk time and requiring 10 hours to charge. The first commercial cell phone was released in 1983, revolutionizing communication and leading to the modern smartphones we use today.
death1974 Death
22 February 1974
Kremmling, Grand, Colorado, USA

He died at the age of 77.
Added: 12/16/2020 11:48:21 AM - Updated: 5/10/2021 8:18:07 AM
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