Victor Jennings Rassier

31 May 1918–8 October 1944 (Age 26)
Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Victor Jennings

When Victor Jennings Rassier was born on 31 May 1918, in Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United States, his father, John Bernard Rassier, was 26 and his mother, Lavinnia Abigal Cox, was 29. He lived in Beltrami, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Northern Township, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 1944, in Lorraine, France, at the age of 26, and was buried in Moselle, Lorraine, France.

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Family Time Line

John Bernard Rassier
1892–1933
Lavinnia Abigal Cox
1889–1978
Robert Henry Rassier
1916–1994
Victor Jennings Rassier
1918–1944
Melvin John Rassier
1922–2007
Arthur Dean Rassier
1924–2010

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1927

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

Possibly of German or Swiss origin: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Victor Rassier in household of Lavinna Rassier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Victor J Rassier in household of John B Rassier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Victor J Rassier in household of John B Rassier, "United States Census, 1930"

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