Jens Rolf Johansen

23 June 1919–22 July 1997 (Age 78)
Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Jens Rolf

When Jens Rolf Johansen was born on 23 June 1919, in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway, his father, Jens Johansen, was 22 and his mother, Marie Larsen, was 21. He married Leola May Probart in August 1946, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 22 July 1997, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78.

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Jens Rolf Johansen
Leola May Probart
Marriage: August 1946

Spouse and Children

August 1946
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1932 · Zoo Idaho

Age 13

Zoo Idaho opened its doors at a local trailer park with just two animals on display. A few years later, C. Ben Ross appropriated funds for the purchase of land to create a park and a zoo. Today the zoo is home to 89 animals, all of which are native to the Intermountain West.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Ralf Johansen in household of Jense Johansen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jens R Johansen, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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