William Lyden Frost Aaker

1917–2014 (Age 97)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of William Lyden Frost

When William Lyden Frost Aaker was born on 6 September 1917, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Richard Sivert Aaker, was 37 and his mother, Hilda Adelaide Frost, was 31. He lived in Egeland Township, Day, South Dakota, United States for about 15 years. He died on 1 October 2014, at the age of 97, and was buried in Codington, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Sivert Aaker
1880–1932
Hilda Adelaide Frost
1885–1957
Alma Regina Aaker
1910–2008
Thomas Hammond Aaker
1912–1984
Henrietta Louise Aaker
1914–1998
William Lyden Frost Aaker
1917–2014
Edith Angela Aaker
1919–2019
Rudolph Howard Aaker
1922–1922
Ralph Howard Aaker
1923–1979
Sydney Leland 'Sye' Aaker
1925–1993

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 27

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

Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): variant of Aker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Aaker, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • William L F Aaker in household of Richard S Aaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Aaker in household of Richard Aaker, "United States Census, 1920"

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