John Albert Borlase

Brief Life History of John Albert

When John Albert Borlase was born on 3 October 1878, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John A. Borlase, was 25 and his mother, Melissa Adelia Canfield, was 26. He married Myrtle Rozsa on 8 July 1902, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 1 years. He died on 11 November 1958, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Albert Borlase
1878–1958
Myrtle Rozsa
1883–1920
Marriage: 8 July 1902
John Cecil Borlase
1910–1986
Douglas Rozsa Borlase
1914–2007

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  • John A Borlase, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John A Borlase, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"
  • John Albert Borlase, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · Logan Temple Dedication

On May 17, 1884, the Logan temple was dedicated by John Taylor. It was the only temple dedicated by him and was the second temple in Utah. The temple went under a major reconstruction project in 1976 to increase the capacity of the rooms inside and was rededicated in 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball.

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

Name Meaning

Norman, English, Scottish: locative name from Old French bordelais ‘man from Bordeaux’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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