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  • Culbert Olson, Governor (1876 - 1962)
    Culbert Levy Olson (November 7, 1876 – April 13, 1962) was an American lawyer and politician. A Democratic Party member, Olson was involved in Utah and California politics and was elected as t...
  • Kaitlin Olson
    Kaitlin Olson (born August 18, 1975) is an American actress best known for playing Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Sources U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 ...
  • Milnor S Olson (b. - 1944)
    "99 th battalion"
  • Omer E Olson (b. - 1945)
    "99 th battalion"
  • Porter Chamberlain Olson (1832 - 1864)
    Olson Porter C. (Lt. Col., Co. F, 36th IL INF) Porter C. Olson, son of Ole Olson Hetletvedt and Sarah (Chamberlain) Olson, was born April 11, 1832 in Niagara Falls, NY. In America, Porter's fathe...

About the Olson surname

This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: http://wiki.geni.com/index.php/Patronymics It was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900. From the Old Norse "Oleifr," meaning "son of Olaf," or ancestor's relic.