Joseph Hal Peterson

23 May 1936–13 January 2010 (Age 73)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Joseph Hal

When Joseph Hal Peterson was born on 23 May 1936, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Clarence Ambrose Petersen, was 35 and his mother, Lenora Meikle, was 21. He lived in Crownsville, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States in 2010. He died on 13 January 2010, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73.

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Joseph Hal Peterson
1936–2010
Shirley Ione Campbell
1937–

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1946 · The Logan-Cache Airport

Age 10

The first airline out of Logan was Western Airlines which helped connect Logan to the Western United States. It was used as the headquarters for Transwestern Airlines in 1976 and was given to the city to run in 1992. It is the Focus city for Gem Air, Ameriflight, UPS, FedEx, and other privately-owned fights.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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  • Joseph Hal Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Joseph Hal Peterson in household of Clarence Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Joseph Hal Peterson in household of Clarence A Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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