Mark Joseph Brockbank

18 Jul 1912 - 17 Aug 1982

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Mark Joseph Brockbank

18 Jul 1912 - 17 Aug 1982
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Mark Joseph Brockbank


Spanish Fork City Cemetery

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Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah
United States


May 27, 2011


May 25, 2011

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Mark Joseph Brockbank (18 July 1912 – 17 August 1982)

Contributor: amwiens Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Mark attended elementary and high school in Spanish Fork. In June 1935, he was graduated from Brigham Young University. During his youth he was outstanding in Scout activities having represented Utah at his first World Boy Scout Jamboree in Birkenhead, England. He was one of four boys from the United States chosen to collaborate on a book telling the story of the American scout activities at that jamboree. While serving in the German-Austrian Mission from 1932 to 1934, he attended the World Boy Scout Jamboree in Godallo, Hungary, and served as Boy Scout executive for the mission until the program was discontinued by orders of Adolph Hitler. Mark was graduated from Washington University school of medicine in St. Louis, Missouri in June 1940. He practiced medicine in Price, Utah for a few months before being called to active duty in the Army Medical Corps where he served from 1941 to 1947. During this time he saw action in the South Pacific area of World War II. After specializing in surgery, he moved to Petaluma, California where he is presently living and practicing surgery. During his distinguished career in surgery, he has had several scientific articles published in medical journals. At present he is chief of staff at the Hillcrest Hospital in Petaluma, Calif. He has served in many capacities for the church among which was counselor to the Santa Rosa District president. When the district became Santa Rosa Stake in 1951, he was called to the high council. Later he served as Santa Rosa Stake Sunday School superintendent and then first bishop of the Petaluma Ward. He was divorced from Helen in 1966. He married Inge Baumann from Duisburg, Germany in 1967. An Historical and Genealogical Record of Isaac Brockbank, Sr., Volume II, Published 1974, Pages 398-400 (

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Mark Joseph Brockbank was born on 18 Jul 1912
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 17 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 18 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 29 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. Nazi Germany is the common English name for Germany between 1933 and 1945, when Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party (NSDAP) controlled the country through a dictatorship. Under Hitler's rule, Germany was transformed into a totalitarian state that controlled nearly all aspects of life via the Gleichschaltung legal process. The official name of the state was Deutsches Reich until 1943 and Großdeutsches Reich from 1943 to 1945. Nazi Germany is also known as the Third Reich, from German Drittes Reich, meaning "Third Realm" or "Third Empire", the first two being the Holy Roman Empire and the German Empire. The Nazi regime ended after the Allied Powers defeated Germany in May 1945, ending World War II in Europe.
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 43 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 52 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Mark Joseph Brockbank was 65 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Mark Joseph Brockbank died on 17 Aug 1982 at the age of 70
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