Eugene Vincent Larsen

1911–1980 (Age 69)
Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States

The Life of Eugene Vincent

When Eugene Vincent Larsen was born on 31 October 1911, in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States, his father, Johan Arnt Larsen, was 34 and his mother, Veronica Cecelia Cantwell, was 31. He married Mary Arlene Reynolds in 1931, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 18 December 1980, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Madrid, Boone, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Vincent Larsen
Mary Arlene Reynolds
Marriage: 1931
Norbert William Larsen
Norbert William Larsen
Norbert William Larsen

Spouse & Children

Iowa, United States


  • Male1935–2015Male

  • Norbert William Larsen


  • Norbert William Larsen


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 2

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Eugene Larsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Larson in household of Robert Kelm, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Eugene Larsen in entry for Beverly Jean Larsen, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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