Category: Olson

S. S. Arabic – Grandparent’s immigration ship in 1912

My grandparents set sail from Liverpool to Boston as Swedish immigrants in 1912 on the S. S. Arabic (II) of the White Star line, the same line as the famed Titanic. I would have been very frightful to make a passage within months of such … Continue reading S. S. Arabic – Grandparent’s immigration ship in 1912

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Veteran’s Day: Kenneth R. Olson, U.S. Navy

Today, on Veteran's Day, I'd like to honor my father, Kenneth Roland Olson who served his country in the U. S. Navy. He enlisted after graduating from high school in 1954 and began his term of 4 years, plus 2 in reserve . A significant … Continue reading Veteran’s Day: Kenneth R. Olson, U.S. Navy