Kenneth Carol Jorgensen

28 October 1924–31 August 1972 (Age 47)
Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The Life of Kenneth Carol

When Kenneth Carol Jorgensen was born on 28 October 1924, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, his father, Albert Harvey Jorgensen, was 26 and his mother, Mary Magdalena Jones, was 22. He married Joyce Naomi Atkinson on 20 September 1952, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 31 August 1972, at the age of 47, and was buried in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Kenneth Carol Jorgensen
Joyce Naomi Atkinson
Marriage: 20 September 1952

Spouse and Children

20 September 1952
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Zoo Idaho

Age 8

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 13

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kenneth D Oorgensen in household of Albert F Oorgensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth Jorgenson in household of Albert Jorgenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth Carol Jorgensen, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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