Carl Norman Aronsen

26 October 1918–1 March 2011 (Age 92)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Carl Norman

When Carl Norman Aronsen was born on 26 October 1918, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Arthur Julius Aronsen, was 33 and his mother, Sigrid Carlson, was 29. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 1 March 2011, in Garden Grove, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Brea, Orange, California, United States.

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 16

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish: variant spelling of Aaronson .2 Variant of Swedish Aronsson or Americanized form of Norwegian Aronsen, patronymics from the personal name Aron ( see Aaron ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Aronsen in household of Arthur Aronsen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Aronsen in household of Arthur Aronsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl N Aronsen, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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