Grant Cronquist Peterson

12 November 1926–14 May 1996 (Age 69)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Grant Cronquist

When Grant Cronquist Peterson was born on 12 November 1926, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Peterson, was 36 and his mother, Carrie Cronquist, was 34. He married June Rose Albright on 4 May 1957, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 14 May 1996, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Grant Cronquist Peterson
1926–1996
June Rose Albright
1936–
Marriage: 4 May 1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 May 1957
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · The Youngest Federal Judge in US History

Age 6

David R. Daines, a native of Logan, was appointed as a federal judge in 1961 at the age of 23. He became the youngest federal judge in U.S. history. After his time as a judge, he continued practicing law in Logan for more than 60 years.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 19

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grant Conquist Peterson in household of Samuel Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Grant Conquist Peterson in household of Samuel Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Grant C Peterson in household of Samuel Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"

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