Vernon Alton Rasmussen

28 December 1916–15 November 1994 (Age 77)
Crocker, Clark, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Vernon Alton

When Vernon Alton Rasmussen was born on 28 December 1916, in Crocker, Clark, South Dakota, United States, his father, Clarence Rasmussen, was 23 and his mother, Mabel Josephine Flatten, was 20. He died on 15 November 1994, in Bradley, Clark, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 77.

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Vernon Alton Rasmussen
1916–1994
GERTRUDE SELLEVOLD
1917–

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

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