Arthur Leon Peterson

15 June 1929–20 December 1995 (Age 66)
Bloomington, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Arthur Leon

When Arthur Leon Peterson was born on 15 June 1929, in Bloomington, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Dewey George Peterson, was 30 and his mother, Charlotte Eugenia Hunter, was 27. He died on 20 December 1995, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 66.

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Dewey George Peterson
Charlotte Eugenia Hunter
Charles Norman Peterson
George Maynard PETERSON
Arthur Leon Peterson

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leon A Peterson in household of G Dewey Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon Peterson in household of Dewey Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur L Peterson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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