Gerald Berdeen Peterson (1930 - 1951)

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Gerald Berdeen Peterson
1930 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Gerald Berdeen Peterson was born on April 4, 1930. He died on May 27, 1951 at 21 years old.


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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section C-16 Site 11152, 7601 34th Avenue, South, in Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450



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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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Gerald Berdeen Peterson passed away on May 27, 1951 at age 21. He was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section C-16 Site 11152, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was born on April 4, 1930. We have no information about Gerald's immediate family.
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In 1930, in the year that Gerald Berdeen Peterson was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1940, he was just 10 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1942, when he was only 12 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1951, in the year of Gerald Berdeen Peterson's passing, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

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Other Gerald Petersons

Gerald E Peterson
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Gerald H Peterson
Born: around 1913
Montana, United States
Gerald E Peterson
Born: around 1916
Washington, United States
Gerald E Peterson
Born: around 1916
Washington, United States
Gerald J Peterson
Born: around 1915
Minnesota, United States
Gerald O Peterson
Born: around 1924
Minnesota, United States
Gerald N Peterson
Born: around 1927
Missouri, United States
Gerald D Peterson
Born: around 1923
Illinois, United States
Gerald L Peterson
Born: around 1913
Michigan, United States
Gerald D Peterson
Born: around 1916
Ohio, United States
Gerald H Peterson
Born: around 1915
United States
Gerald E Peterson
Born: around 1924
Pennsylvania, United States
Gerald H Peterson
Born: around 1909
United States
Gerald H Peterson
Born: around 1917
Connecticut, United States
Gerald Peterson
Born: around 1922
Massachusetts, United States
Gerald A Peterson
Born: around 1921
Iowa, United States
Gerald H Peterson
Born: around 1918
Ohio, United States
Gerald K Peterson
Born: around 1927
Oregon, United States
Gerald B Peterson
Born: around 1927
Minnesota, United States
Gerald L Peterson
Born: around 1927
Minnesota, United States

Other Petersons

Gerald H Peterson
May 20, 1924 - Apr 28, 1982
Gertrude M Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 12, 1989
Gertrude M Peterson
Jul 20, 1902 - Feb 21, 1980
Gertrude Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 2, 1991
Richard Edward Peterson
Feb 13, 1926 - Oct 4, 1979
Richard Stanley Peterson
Aug 4, 1941 - Mar 20, 1960
Richard Thomas Peterson
Sep 17, 1925 - Dec 1, 1970
Myrtle A Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 28, 1985
Myrtle E Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Jan 17, 1970
Roal T Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 19, 1964
Robert Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 22, 1959
Robert A Peterson
Jan 1, 1932 - Jun 16, 1989
S Carlyle Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 14, 1970
Sam Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 14, 1968
Robert A Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 4, 1966

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Gerald H Peterson
May 20, 1924 - Apr 28, 1982
Eddie R Ling
Nov 18, 1921 - May 21, 1980
Gertrude M Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 12, 1989
Gertrude M Peterson
Jul 20, 1902 - Feb 21, 1980
Robert J North
May 22, 1935 - Oct 31, 1996
Gertrude Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 2, 1991
Henry W Smith
Oct 29, 1909 - Jun 27, 1978
Victor Linjoy
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 18, 1980
Jacob Novack
Feb 21, 1939 - Mar 22, 1998
Agnes Link
Sep 28, 1927 - Mar 29, 1991
Edward L Nowack
Dec 31, 1969 - May 24, 1993
Dorthy Rosella Nuberg
Jul 18, 1920 - Jan 10, 1994
Lawrence Joseph Nunes
Mar 19, 1937 - Jun 21, 1993
William J Link
May 30, 1925 - Oct 6, 1978
William R Nmykanen
Sep 26, 1921 - Aug 15, 1992
Alida Holman
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 29, 1962
Catherine M Smith
Jul 19, 1915 - Jun 10, 2000
Jonathan L Holman
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 3, 1975
Chester O Price
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 4, 1962
Louise K Holman
Dec 31, 1969 - May 15, 1960
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