Hal Jorgensen (1931 - 2003)

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Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah

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Sandra Amanda Svendsen, Graduation

Sandra Amanda Svendsen, Graduation

Daniel and Amanda (Svendsen) Jorgensen

Daniel and Amanda (Svendsen) Jorgensen

Amanda Svendsen Jorgensen

Amanda Svendsen Jorgensen

Edvin and Amanda (Svendsen) Jorgensen

Edvin and Amanda (Svendsen) Jorgensen

Amanda Svendsen Jorgensen

Amanda Svendsen Jorgensen

Tollisen &  Ulsted families

Tollisen & Ulsted families

Mary Sarah Smith & Harold Park

Mary Sarah Smith & Harold Park

Martin D Jorgensen

Martin D Jorgensen

Martin D Jorgensen & family

Martin D Jorgensen & family

Johannes John Larsen and Anna Jorgensen

Johannes John Larsen and Anna Jorgensen

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1931 - In the year that Hal Jorgensen was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1933 - By the time he was just 2 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1945 - When he was just 14 years old, on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

1987 - At the age of 56 years old, Hal was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

1994 - When he was 63 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Hal Jorgensen passed away on January 6, 2003 at 71 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Hal. He was born on April 4, 1931. There is no information about Hal's immediate family. We know that Hal Jorgensen had been residing in Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah.

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