Robert LeGrand Backman

Brief Life History of Robert LeGrand

When Robert LeGrand Backman was born on 22 March 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, LeGrand Pollard Backman, was 28 and his mother, Edith Mary Price, was 24. He had at least 2 daughters with Virginia Pickett. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 3 June 2022, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert LeGrand Backman
1922–2022
Virginia Pickett
1923–1999
Judith Backman
1942–2020
Rebecca Backman
1946–2022

Sources (34)

  • Robert Backman in household of Legrand Backman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Legrand, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Robert Le Grand Backman, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Egil, Erik, Hilma, Lasse, Nels, Sven.

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + man ‘man’.

Swedish (Bäckman): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’. Compare Beckman .

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

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Memories To Honor Robert LeGrand Backman 2020

I know that technically I'm an in-law, but you've welcomed me from the first trip to Bear Lake with the family and I'm so grateful to have married into such a wonderful family, and married by you, no …

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