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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Thorer T. Sorum
Bertha Marie Stadum
Selma Kristina Sorum
Thorer Louis Sorum
Hilda Sophia Sorum
Mabel Antonia Sorum
Gilbert Clarence Sorum
Arthur Alvin Sorum
Lawrence Alfred Sorum
Orville Leonard Sorum
Bennett Tilman Sorum
Joseph Norman Sorum
Elvien D Sorum
Helen Gladys Sorum

Parents and Siblings

    Thorer T. Sorum


    Bertha Marie Stadum




+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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