Lawrence Alfred Sorum

28 May 1906–16 January 1969 (Age 62)
Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lawrence Alfred

When Lawrence Alfred Sorum was born on 28 May 1906, in Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, his father, Thorer T. Sorum, was 39 and his mother, Bertha Marie Stadum, was 34. He lived in Norwegian Grove, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 January 1969, in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thorer T. Sorum
1867–1934
Bertha Marie Stadum
1872–1941
Selma Kristina Sorum
1896–1997
Thorer Louis Sorum
1897–1966
Hilda Sophia Sorum
1898–1981
Mabel Antonia Sorum
1901–1955
Gilbert Clarence Sorum
1902–1977
Arthur Alvin Sorum
1903–1986
Lawrence Alfred Sorum
1906–1969
Orville Leonard Sorum
1908–1971
Bennett Tilman Sorum
1910–1986
Joseph Norman Sorum
1913–1957
Elvien D Sorum
1916–
Helen Gladys Sorum
1917–1971

Parents and Siblings

    Thorer T. Sorum

    Male1867–1934Male

    Bertha Marie Stadum

    Female1872–1941Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 8

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Norwegian (Sørum): habitational name from any of fifteen or more farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Suðrheimr, from suðr ‘south’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lawrence A Sorum in household of Thore T Sorum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lawrence A Sorum in household of Thour Sorum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence Alfred Sorum, "Find A Grave Index"

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