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Culbert Levy Olson (November 7, 1876April 13, 1962) was an American politician and governor of California. Image File history File links CulbertOlson. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ...


He was born in Fillmore, Utah to Daniel Olson and his wife Delilah King. Delilah was a suffragette and became the first female elected official in Utah. Both parents belonged to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However Culbert was not convinced of the existence of God and became an atheist at an early age. Fillmore is a city located in Millard County, Utah. ... Utah is one of the Four Corners states, and is bordered by: Idaho (at 42°N) and Wyoming (at 41°N and 111°W) in the north, by Colorado (at 109°W) in the east, at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast (at the Four Corners Monument... Suffragette with banner, Washington DC, 1918 The title of suffragette was given to members of the womens suffrage movement in the United Kingdom. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ... God is the term used to denote the Supreme Being ascribed by monotheistic religions to be the creator, ruler and/or the sum total of, existence. ... For information about the band, see Atheist (band). ...


He served as Governor of California from January 2, 1939 until January 4, 1943, and was the only Democrat elected to that office between 1898 and 1958. In his 1942 bid for re-election, he was defeated by state Attorney General Earl Warren. Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ...


He later became president of the United Secularists of America.


He died in Los Angeles at age 85 and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in suburban Glendale. Los Angeles redirects here. ... Gates of Forest Lawn Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. ...


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If you want to know what Hell is like, just be Governor. – Olson speaking to his successor, Earl Warren

Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ...

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Preceded by:
Frank Merriam
Governors of California
1939-1943
Succeeded by:
Earl Warren
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Culbert Olson (1909 words)
Culbert Olson was born in Filmore, Utah on 7th November, 1876.
Olson studied law at George Washington University and the University of Michigan and was admitted to the Utah Bar in 1901.
In 1957 Culbert Olson became president of the United Secularists of America and held the post until his death in Los Angeles on 13th April, 1962.
US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Culbert Olson (321 words)
Culbert Levy Olson (November 7, 1876 – April 13, 1962) was an American politician and governor of California.
He was born in Fillmore, Utah to Daniel Olson and his wife Delilah King.
However Culbert was not convinced of the existence of God and became an atheist at an early age.
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