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  • Anna Eliza Carlson (1871 - 1947)
  • Chester Floyd Carlson (1906 - 1968)
    Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 8, 1906 Seattle King County Washington, USA Death: Sep. 19, 1968 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA He was an American physicist, inventor, and patent...
  • Evelyn Marie Lestenkof (1933 - 1999)
  • Gretchen Carlson
    Gretchen is an American television commentator and author. She was crowned the 1989 Miss America while representing her native state of Minnesota. She continues to work with the Miss America Pageant an...

About the Carlson surname


This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: For Scandinavian families it was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900. Emil Karlsson came to American in 1922 thru Elis Islaand and his naame was chaged at that time to Carlson. He became a citizen on Nov 20 1939 and the name was changed by order of the court at that time.