Leonard Waldemer Aamodt

23 July 1891–13 March 1952 (Age 60)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Leonard Waldemer

When Leonard Waldemer Aamodt was born on 23 July 1891, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Haakon Aamodt, was 32 and his mother, Julia Josephine Jacobsen, was 29. He married Margaret Corbett on 24 September 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 13 March 1952, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Waldemer Aamodt
Margaret Corbett
Marriage: 24 September 1919
Leonard Corbett Aamodt
Vivian Lorraine Aamodt
Wayne Garland Aamodt
Donna Louise Aamodt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1919Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    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 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 5
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 17
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Nels.Norwegian (also Åmodt): topographic name for someone who lived by the confluence of two streams, from å (old spelling aa) ‘stream, small river’ + mot ‘meeting’, or a habitational name from any of the 40 or more farms so named.

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

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    Story Highlight

    My Grandpa Aamodt

    Grandpa died one year before I was born, but in may ways I knew him. I learned about him from family members still alive, friends that always stopped by my grandmas house on my weekend to stay there. …

    Sources (33)

    • Leonard W Aamodt in household of Haakon Aamodt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Leonard W. Aamodt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • L W Aamodt in entry for Wayne Garland Aamodt, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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