Read Sorensen Arnold

24 April 1904–20 February 2001 (Age 96)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Read Sorensen

When Read Sorensen Arnold was born on 24 April 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Read Arnold, was 31 and his mother, May Rebecca Sorensen, was 26. He married Maidie Finlinson on 21 June 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1904 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1904. He died on 20 February 2001, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Read Sorensen Arnold
Maidie Finlinson
Marriage: 21 June 1933
Alicia Arnold
Charlene Arnold

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1933Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    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 4
    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 27
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Read & Maidie Arnold's Announcement of Marriage in Salt Lake Tribune, 1933

    The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) 25 June 1933, page 71 OAK CITY - Mr. and Mrs. Leo Finlinson of Oak City announce the marriage of their daughter, Maidie, and Read S. Arnold of Granger, …

    Sources (30)

    • Arnold, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Reed S Arnold in household of Samuel Reed Arnold, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Read Sorensen Arnold, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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