Frank Wilson Asper

9 February 1892–8 November 1973 (Age 81)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Frank Wilson

When Frank Wilson Asper was born on 9 February 1892, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William Asper, was 55 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Noall, was 33. He married Florence Elinor Robinson in August 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Boston Ward 7, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935. He died on 8 November 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Frank Wilson Asper
Florence Elinor Robinson
Marriage: August 1922
Elinor Corse Asper
Maurice Henry Asper
Marguerite Rebecca Asper

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  • Marriage
    August 1922
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · The Logan Temple Barn
    Age 4
    The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German, German, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone living by aspen trees, from Middle High German aspe, or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word (compare Asp ). This surname is rare in Germany and virtually non-existing in Switzerland.Americanized form of Arabic Esber 1 or Esper 4.History: Many of the American Aspers are descendants of Johannes Georg Asper and his family, who in the middle of the 18th century came from the Palatinate, Germany, and settled in York County, PA. Johannes Georg's father was from Switzerland.

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

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    A Ridiculously Short Biography of Frank W. Asper

    A Ridiculously Short Biography of Frank W. Asper Frank Wilson Asper was born to William and Rebecca Jane Noall Asper in Logan, Utah, on February 9, 1892. He was the youngest of five children. Frank …

    Sources (44)

    • Frank Asper, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Frank Wilson Asper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Frank Wilson Asper, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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