Stephen Swenson

11 December 1948–5 June 1971 (Age 22)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Swenson was born on 11 December 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Franklin Hobbs Swenson, was 26 and his mother, Mable Naomi Patterson, was 24. He died on 5 June 1971, at the age of 22.

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Franklin Hobbs Swenson
1922–1984
Mable Naomi Patterson
1924–1969
Stephen Swenson
1948–1971

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World Events (8)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1949 · KSL

Age 1

The station first aired on June 1, operating out of the Union Pacific Building. It was owned by the Deseret News but originally operated as an affiliate of CBS. A few months after the first broadcast, KSL moved its operations to the Broadcast House. In 1952, a 370-foot transmission tower was constructed on Farnsworth Peak to improve the station's signal coverage along the Wasatch Front. KSL also began to build a massive translator network that stretches across five states and claims the largest signal coverage of any station in the United States. KSL operated as a division of the Deseret News until Bonneville International was formed. Soon afterward, channel 5 began broadcasting its programming in color. In 1984, the station moved its Broadcast House facilities to the Triad Center and on September 10, 1995, KSL-TV became an NBC affiliate. During the 2002 Winter Olympics, KSL-TV was very influential in bringing coverage and technology to NBC.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 7

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish or Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Svensen, or Americanized spelling of Swedish Sven(s)son ( see Svendsen ).2 English: patronymic from Swain .

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

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