Walter Frandsen

23 February 1905–27 December 1997 (Age 92)
Langelinie, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Walter

When Walter Frandsen was born on 23 February 1905, in Langelinie, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Hans Christian Frandsen, was 25 and his mother, Hanne Martine Christensen, was 25. He married Jennie Elizabeth Halverson on 9 November 1935, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in World in 1955 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1984. He died on 27 December 1997, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Walter Frandsen
Jennie Elizabeth Halverson
Marriage: 9 November 1935
Mervin Walter Frandsen

Spouse and Children

9 November 1935
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States


    Mervin Walter Frandsen


Parents and Siblings



    Aksel Helmer Frandsen




    Paul Norman Frandsen


    Mayja Johanne Frandsen


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 3

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the German personal name Franz, Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Frandsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Valdemard Frandsen in household of Peder A Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Valdemar Fransen, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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