Richard Shenson in the 1940 Census

Age 15, born abt 1925
Birthplace Minnesota
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940
Granite Rock,
Redwood, Minnesota
Household Members   Age
Head Jim Shenson 50
Wife Sophi Shenson 46
Son Vernon Shenson 21
Son Eugene Shenson 18
Son Richard Shenson 15
Daughter Arline Shenson 12
Daughter Philys Shenson 8
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