Arvid Antonson (1914 - 1979)

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Arvid Antonson
1914 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Arvid Antonson was born on January 28, 1914. He died in December 1979 at age 65. We know that Arvid Antonson had been residing in Graham, Pierce County, Washington 98338.

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Arvid Antonson passed away in December 1979 at 65 years of age. He was born on January 28, 1914. We have no information about Arvid's family or relationships. We know that Arvid Antonson had been residing in Graham, Pierce County, Washington 98338.
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In 1914, in the year that Arvid Antonson was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1938, when he was 24 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1959, by the time he was 45 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1963, he was 49 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1979, in the year of Arvid Antonson's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Elmer M Antonson
Sep 27, 1923 - November 1992
Gig Harbor, WA
Olga M Antonson
Mar 4, 1908 - Jun 14, 2003
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Henry Antonson
Mar 15, 1898 - October 1974
Poulsbo, Washington
Harold D Antonson
Dec 14, 1921 - Oct 10, 1999
Tacoma, WA
Donald L Antonson
Jun 21, 1926 - Feb 25, 2002
Daly City, CA
Mary Ann Antonson
May 27, 1923 - Jun 26, 2001
Puyallup, WA
Rodney D Antonson
Jan 9, 1965 - Jan 18, 1998
Anton Antonson
Feb 26, 1886 - September 1964
Oregon
Emma Antonson
Feb 5, 1891 - May 1977
George Antonson
Jun 4, 1909 - March 1973
Albany, Oregon
Olive F Antonson
May 24, 1937 - Aug 2, 2009
Kelso, WA
Wilferd L Antonson
Jan 3, 1927 - Sep 30, 2000
Idaho Falls, ID
Shirley Ann Antonson
Jan 15, 1940 - Mar 27, 2011
Oregon
Gary K Antonson
Jun 16, 1952 - Jul 25, 1989
Oregon City, OR
Ethel F Antonson
Jan 16, 1907 - Feb 28, 1998
Boise, ID
Lucien J Antonson
Jun 19, 1940 - Sep 8, 2001
Madera, CA
Arthur Antonson
Mar 26, 1891 - July 1980
Portland, Oregon
Oscar Antonson
Apr 20, 1888 - October 1980
Portland, Oregon
Fred Antonson
Jul 28, 1893 - February 1971
Seal Beach, California
Pierre A Antonson
Dec 12, 1935 - Aug 10, 2002
Topanga, CA

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