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Earnest L Peterson (1929 - 1996)

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Earnest L Peterson
1929 - 1996
Born
December 4, 1929
Death
August 25, 1996
Last Known Residence
Littleton, Douglas County, Colorado 80126
Summary
Earnest L Peterson of Littleton, Douglas County, Colorado was born on December 4, 1929, and died at age 66 years old on August 25, 1996. Earnest Peterson was buried at Ft. Logan National Cemetery Section 4 Site 764 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, in Denver.
Updated: January 23, 2013
Biography ID: 473609

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Littleton, Douglas County, Colorado 80126
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Ft. Logan National Cemetery Section 4 Site 764 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, in Denver, Colorado 80236
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Earnest Peterson passed away at age 66 years old on August 25, 1996, and was buried at Ft. Logan National Cemetery Section 4 Site 764 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, in Denver. Earnest L Peterson of Littleton, Douglas County, Colorado was born on December 4, 1929.

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Earnest L Peterson lived 8 years shorter than the average Peterson family member when he died at the age of 66.
The average age of a Peterson family member is 74.
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Peterson Family
Back Row: Roy, Earnest, Nora, James and Elmo
Front Row: Warren, Luella, Gus, Artheta
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Earnest in Daddy's Boots abt.1932
Earnest Loyd Peterson abt 1932
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1929 - 1996 World Events

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In 1929, in the year that Earnest L Peterson was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1948, at the age of 19 years old, Earnest was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1959, Earnest was 30 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1961, by the time he was 32 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1996, in the year of Earnest L Peterson's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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