Alan Michael Lawson

9 January 1935–30 May 2013 (Age 78)
Fairfield Bay, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Alan Michael

When Alan Michael Lawson was born on 9 January 1935, his father, George Nathan Lawson, was 30 and his mother, Miriam White, was 27. He married Collette Gail Floistad on 1 April 1961. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 30 May 2013, in Fairfield Bay, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Moline Memorial Park, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Alan Michael Lawson
Collette Gail Floistad
Marriage: 1 April 1961

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1 April 1961

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1945 · Freedoms of the Air

Age 10

The primary goal of  the Chicago Convention was to establish the International Civil Aviation Organization. This organization establishes the rules of airspace, aircraft registration and safety, and details the rights of the signatories in relation to air travel. The Convention has since been revised eight times.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 21

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Law 1.2 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alan Lawson in household of George Lawson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Alan Michael Lawson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Alan in entry for Richard W Lawson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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