Richard Lorenzen

23 June 1937–15 July 2014 (Age 77)
Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Lorenzen was born on 23 June 1937, in Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States, his father, Rudolph Lorenzen, was 25 and his mother, Alta Blecke, was 22. He lived in Deer Creek Election Precinct, Wayne, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 15 July 2014, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fort Calhoun, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

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Rudolph Lorenzen
Alta Blecke
Richard Lorenzen

Parents and Siblings

    Rudolph Lorenzen


    Alta Blecke




World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 7

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lorenz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Richard Lorenzen in household of Rudolph Lorenzen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Allen Lorenzen, "Find A Grave Index"

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