Francis W Rasmussen (1928 - 2008)

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Francis W Rasmussen
1928 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Francis W Rasmussen was born on December 17, 1928. He died on March 9, 2008 at 79 years of age. We know that Francis W Rasmussen had been residing in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin 54911.


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Francis W Rasmussen died on March 9, 2008 at 79 years of age. He was born on December 17, 1928. There is no information about Francis's family or relationships. We know that Francis W Rasmussen had been residing in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin 54911.
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In 1928, in the year that Francis W Rasmussen was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1932, Francis was only 4 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1951, by the time he was 23 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1960, Francis was 32 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1982, he was 54 years old when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Aug 29, 1892 - February 1977
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Nov 30, 1902 - August 1979
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Oct 16, 1932 - April 1982
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Sylva E Rasmussen
Mar 21, 1907 - Jan 4, 1990
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Aug 11, 1884 - March 1963
Leland J Rasmussen
Oct 1, 1937 - Oct 10, 2000
Menasha, WI
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Jul 27, 1939 - Jun 13, 2005
Fond du Lac, WI
Marius Rasmussen
Dec 11, 1880 - December 1979
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
H W Rasmussen
May 13, 1938 - Sep 15, 1991
Norman Rasmussen
Sep 2, 1918 - July 1981
Lone Rock, Wisconsin
Donald J Rasmussen
Mar 28, 1941 - Apr 9, 2000
Dorothy L Rasmussen
Oct 29, 1923 - Oct 14, 2001
Monroe, WI
Duwayne Rasmussen
Sep 21, 1935 - June 1986
Theodore A Rasmussen
Aug 13, 1938 - Nov 16, 2009
Nekoosa, WI
Mabel L Rasmussen
Jun 21, 1912 - Apr 21, 1988
Rockland, WI
Jerry A Rasmussen
Mar 2, 1945 - Feb 9, 1999
Altoona, WI
Mabel Rasmussen
Feb 4, 1899 - May 1985
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Lamont Rasmussen
Mar 13, 1947 - May 1986
Marshfield, Wisconsin
Myrtle Rasmussen
Jan 10, 1899 - May 1976
Lodi, Wisconsin

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