Reed Mathews Larsen

9 July 1922–9 August 2004 (Age 82)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Reed Mathews

When Reed Mathews Larsen was born on 9 July 1922, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Job Andersen Larsen, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Mathews, was 37. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2002 and Utah, United States in 2007. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 9 August 2004, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Andersen Larsen
1880–1961
Mary Jane Mathews
1884–1968
Thelma Larsen
1903–1971
Verda Larsen
1905–1991
Job LeMar Larsen
1908–2002
Blanche Larsen
1910–2007
Arnold Glenn Larsen
1913–1995
Darrell Matthews Larsen
1916–1994
Lilly Dale Larsen
1918–2003
Reed Mathews Larsen
1922–2004

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 1

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Story Highlight

My uncle Reed

I remember when I was small, he loved to comb my long hair. He often took me to the river for a boat ride. He was so good to me. Written by Dixie Lee O'Brien

Sources (3)

  • Reed M Larsen in household of Job Anderson Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Reed Mathews Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Reed Mathews Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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