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Author Carl Sandburg in US census records

Born in 1878 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, the author and poet is listed in some census records as Charles instead of Carl.

  • 1880 - living with his parents in Galesburg, Illinois
  • 1900 - living with his parents in Galesburg, Illinois, listed as college student
  • 1910 - living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and working in the mayor's office.
  • 1920 - living in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1930 - living in Berrian County, Michigan

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