|Name} Olson, Robert Walton (Bobby)||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Exa 27 Dec 1919||Place} Ritzville, Adams, Washington|
|Mar.:1 Date} Cir 18 Feb 1939 M||Place} Yuma County, Arizona (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 22 Jan 2004||Place} Arcadia, Los Angeles, California|
|Burial: Date} Exa 30 Jan 2004||Place} Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, CA|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } George Angus Olson and Mattie Tranton-Walton|
Relationship No.} 48
|1st Household No.} 248 = Ritzville, Adams, Washington|
| Occupation 1} Mill worker|
Occupation 2} Glazier
Total Number of} 3
|Notes: Robert Walton Olson was born 27 Dec 1919 in Ritzville, Adams, Washington. His
parents were George Angus Olson and Mattie Tranton-Walton. In the 1920 USA census,
the family was living in Ritzville with Mattie's widowed aunt, Laura Walton.
His father George was a laborer for a lumberyard.|
By 1924 the family had moved to Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, where Robert's twin brothers, Frank Wilfred and George Wilbur were born in Aug 1924.
In the 1930 USA census, Robert, age 10, was living with his family at 419 South Sixth Street, Alhambra. His two twin brothers, Frank and George were now age 5 years. His father George is listed as being a manufacturer of sash and doors.
Robert is listed in the Alhambra City Directory, 1939 as a millman for the Olson Lumber Company, which was owned by his uncle Frank T. Olson.
Robert Walton Olson, 22, took out a marriage license with Edna Sackett, 18, in Yuma County, Arizona on 18 Feb 1939. In the 1940 USA census, Robert, age 20, was living with his wife Edna, age 17, at 2002 West Chestnut, Alhambra. Robert had completed 3 years of high school, and was a glazier for the lumber company. He had earned $1,560. in the prior year. Their daughter Eleanor Joan was born after the 1940 USA census was taken. It is not known how long this marriage lasted.
Robert served in the U.S. Merchant Marine, entering service on 8 Dec 1944.
In the Alhambra City Directory, 1954, Robert is listed living with his wife Josephine in Monterey Park. He was the assistant manager for the Alhambra Sash and Door Company, which was owned by his cousin Don Olson. It is not known how long this marriage lasted.
In 1987, when Robert was invited to a surprise 80th birthday party for his cousin Don Olson, he had a third wife, Louise. Their address was 260 Santa Anita Court, Sierra Madre, California.
Robert W. Olson died 22 Jan 2004 in [Arcadia], Los Angeles County, California. His last address was in Sierra Madre, California. He was buried in the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California, on 30 Jan 2004.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} High school, 3 yr or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service}U.S. Merchant Marine for the State of} United States|
Cause of Death}
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