Alfred William Alder

11 March 1915–11 May 1973 (Age 58)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred William

When Alfred William Alder was born on 11 March 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Reuel Johnson Alder, was 28 and his mother, Ella Martha Zigahn, was 28. He married Dorothy Olsen on 4 December 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States in 1949. He died on 11 May 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Alfred William Alder
Patricia Jeanne Trott
Marriage: 21 January 1948
Debbie Louise Alder

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  • Marriage
    21 January 1948Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 6
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    Age 16
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree or by a group of alders, from Middle English al(d)re, alder.German: variant of Alter .German: status name for a senior, from Middle High German althērre ‘(respected) older gentleman’.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Alfred W Alder in household of Wallace Henry Rider, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alfred William Alder, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Alfred William Alder, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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