Friday, November 6, 2015

Sonny Olson

Oscar Alfred "Sonny" Olson, Jr.

November 2, 1917  
Max, ND

August 31, 1997 
Cambridge, MN

1931-32 Braham High School - Minnesota (High School)
1932-33 Braham High School - Minnesota (High School)
1933-34 Braham High School - Minnesota (High School)
1934-35 Braham High School - Minnesota (High School) 
1936-37 Carleton College - Minnesota (College)
1937-38 Carleton College - Minnesota (College)
1938-39 Carleton College - Minnesota (College) 
1939-40 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)

Born to Oscar and Emma Olson in Max, North Dakota, and raised in Braham, Minnesota. He played baseball and basketball in high school and in college. He served in the army during World War 2.
He married Dawn Adair Opseth (1923-1996) and they had at least a daughter, Lisa (b. 1957), and a son.



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