Rodney Joe Brasel

Male15 February 1942–25 November 1993

Brief Life History of Rodney Joe

When Rodney Joe Brasel was born on 15 February 1942, in Newton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Ward Brasel, was 32 and his mother, Dovie Electra Kilgore, was 29. He died on 25 November 1993, in his hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mount Sherman Cemetery, Mount Sherman, Newton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ward Brasel
Dovie Electra Kilgore
Jack Ward Brasel
Billy Reed " Roger" Brasel
Donald Marvin Brasel
Rodney Joe Brasel

Sources (3)

  • Joe Brasel, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Rodney J Brasel, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Rodney Joe Brasel, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 3

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 14

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Menachem, Mirra, Yakov.

German (Bräsel): from a shortened pet form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose ).

Altered form of Jewish (from Poland) Brezel or Brezyl: artificial name from Polish brezylia ‘brazilwood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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