Laurence Peterson

16 Dec 1905 - 8 Jan 1999

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Laurence Peterson

16 Dec 1905 - 8 Jan 1999
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Top Row John H. Parker( Lanark, Idaho), Boyd W. Madsen ( Mt Pleasant , Utah), George C. Mann ( Woods Cross, Utah), Cleston Howard Rigy ( Fairview, Utah), Frederick R. Flinders( Ogden, Utah), Owen J. Carlisle( Salt Lake City, Utah), Bottom Row Laurence Peterson,( Provo, Utah), J. Forest Wood Presiden

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Laurence Peterson


Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States


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Birmingham Conference, 1926

Contributor: dfarmer55 Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Top Row John H. Parker( Lanark, Idaho), Boyd W. Madsen ( Mt Pleasant , Utah), George C. Mann ( Woods Cross, Utah), Cleston Howard Rigy ( Fairview, Utah), Frederick R. Flinders( Ogden, Utah), Owen J. Carlisle( Salt Lake City, Utah), Bottom Row Laurence Peterson,( Provo, Utah), J. Forest Wood President of the Conference, ( Cardston, Alberta,Canada), James E Talmage President of European Missions ( Salt Lake City, Utah), May Booth Talmage, President of European Relief Societies ( Salt Lake City , Utah), Z. Vernon Derrick Secretary of European Missions,( Salt Lake City , Utah)

England Mission

Contributor: dfarmer55 Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

This was my great grandfather serving his mission in England. He was preaching the gospel to people walking by on a street corner.

Giving Grandpa A Blessing

Contributor: dfarmer55 Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Laurence Peterson is my grandpa. In February of 1990 I was in the MTC in provo, when Grandpa had some heart issues. Uncle Ed (who was the MTC president at the time) called over the intercom to have me come to his office with my companion. He explained the situation and invited us to go with him to see Grandpa in the hospital to give him a blessing. Once there, Grandpa asked me to anoint. This was the first time I had ever done this, but thought I knew what to do. In the middle of the blessing, Grandpa stopped me, told me I wasn't doing it right, told me what to say, and then let me perform the ordinance. It was a little embarrassing at the time, but makes me laugh now. Grandpa was a great man. I loved the time I spent with him after my mission. I would see him once or twice a month and help him with balancing his checkbook or going up to the cabin, or going out to lunch at the Sizzler. He could be very direct and a little gruff, but I always knew that he loved me and I enjoyed being with him.

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Laurence Peterson was born on 16 Dec 1905
Laurence Peterson was 11 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
Laurence Peterson was 22 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Laurence Peterson was 34 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Laurence Peterson was 34 years old when The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945. Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma and "incurably sick", as well as ethnic Poles and other Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah's Witnesses, resulting in up to 17 million deaths overall.
Laurence Peterson was 52 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Laurence Peterson was 58 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Laurence Peterson was 67 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Laurence Peterson was 74 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
Laurence Peterson died on 8 Jan 1999 at the age of 93
Grave record for Laurence Peterson (16 Dec 1905 - 8 Jan 1999), BillionGraves Record 13020 Provo, Utah, Utah, United States