Adolph Lars Peterson

7 November 1935–15 September 1964 (Age 28)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Adolph Lars

When Adolph Lars Peterson was born on 7 November 1935, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Adolph Carl Peterson, was 32 and his mother, Crystal Jane Stuart, was 35. He died on 15 September 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolph Carl Peterson
1903–1968
Crystal Jane Stuart
1900–1993
Crystal Hilma Peterson
1930–1931
Evelyn Ethel Peterson
1933–1999
Adolph Lars Peterson
1935–1964
Rosalie Helmaedna Peterson
1935–2001

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 2

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 9

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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Sources (3)

  • Adolph L Peterson in household of Adolph C Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adolph L Peterson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Adolph Lars Peterson, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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