Dorothy Weiss

11 October 1927–28 July 1996 (Age 68)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Weiss was born on 11 October 1927, in Iowa, United States, her father, Vernare Weiss, was 27 and her mother, Ellai Tech, was 27. She married Raymond Rasmusson on 12 January 1945, in Minnesota, United States. She died on 28 July 1996, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68.

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Raymond Rasmusson
Dorothy Weiss
Marriage: 12 January 1945

Spouse and Children

12 January 1945
Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Vernare Weiss





World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 4

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.2 German: variant of Weis .3 German: habitational name from any of various places named Weis(s) or Weissen.

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

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