Edsel Carpenter Jorgenson

11 March 1926–3 December 2003 (Age 77)
Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Edsel Carpenter

When Edsel Carpenter Jorgenson was born on 11 March 1926, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, Hyrum Willis Jorgenson, was 30 and his mother, Pearl La Rue Carpenter, was 23. He married Nina Zilphia Richards on 24 January 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Peoa Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1940 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2009. He died on 3 December 2003, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Marion, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edsel Carpenter Jorgenson
1926–2003
Nina Zilphia Richards
1925–2009
Marriage: 24 January 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1947
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 2

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Jørgensen or Jörgensen ( see Jorgensen ) or the Swedish cognate Jörgens(s)on.

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Hyrum Andrew Jorgenson Family Reunion- 3/19/2000, Tape Transcript of Memories, Transcribed by Loren R. Jorgenson

Richard Jorgenson: I'm one of the youngest cousins and also the grandson of Hyrum Andrew. We have some pictures up here of H.A. and also his wife Laura Walker Wright. We have some of Milo and Farrel. …

Sources (3)

  • Edsel Carpenter in household of Hyrum Willis Jorgensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Edsel Carpenter Jorgenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edsel Carpenter Jorgenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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