Norman Joseph Gagnon Sr.

29 December 1912–2 November 2002 (Age 89)
Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Norman Joseph

When Norman Joseph Gagnon Sr. was born on 29 December 1912, in Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Gagnon, was 42 and his mother, Syphrony Bourgoin, was 40. He married Cecile LeVasseur on 11 January 1933, in Van Buren, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Van Buren, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1950. He died on 2 November 2002, in North Berwick, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Berwick, York, Maine, United States.

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Norman Joseph Gagnon Sr.
Cecile LeVasseur
Marriage: 11 January 1933
Norman Joseph Gagnon Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1933Van Buren, Aroostook, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1917 · World War I Contributions
    Age 5
    The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 25
    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Andre, Marcel, Normand, Emile, Jacques, Pierre, Gilles, Cecile, Fernand, Georges, Laurent.French:occupational name for a farmer or peasant, from a diminutive noun derivative of the Old French verb gaaignier ‘to cultivate or work (the land)’; compare Wagnon 1.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Unknown, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Norman Gagnon in household of James Franck, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Normand Gagnon, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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