Mark Joseph Brockbank

18 Jul 1912 - 17 Aug 1982


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: 8 months ago Updated: 8 months 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 8 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank was 27 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.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank was 33 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank was 45 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.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank was 51 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank was 61 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
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Mark Joseph Brockbank died on 17 Aug 1982 at the age of 70
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