Niels Rasmussen (1913 - 1984)



Niels Rasmussen’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Niels so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Niels’s biography.

Niels Rasmussen Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Niels Rasmussen and his immediate Rasmussen family. Add to Niels Rasmussen's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.



Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Niels.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Niels Rasmussen? Add burial and funeral information.


Last Known Residence

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

Average Age

Life Expectancy


Add family members


Did Niels finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Niels attend? Add education.


Share what Niels did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Niels Rasmussen is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name



Unknown. Add Niels's ethnicity.


Unknown. Add Niels's nationality.


Unknown. Was Niels a religious man? Add Niels’s religion



Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Niels during various points of his life.


1913 - In the year that Niels Rasmussen was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

1925 - He was only 12 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1926 - He was just 13 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1933 - When he was 20 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

1984 - In the year of Niels Rasmussen's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

Niels Rasmussen Family Tree

Who was Niels’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Niels’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Niels's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Niels Rasmussen
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Niels's family tree by clicking here.


This obit of Niels Rasmussen is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Niels Rasmussen died in January 1984 at age 70. No cause of death has been listed for Niels. He was born on February 14, 1913. We are unaware of information about Niels's family. We know that Niels Rasmussen had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.


What do you remember about Niels Rasmussen? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Niels is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Niels Rasmussen


Other Biographies