Gladys Stansbury

Female20 May 1923–24 April 1999

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Stansbury was born on 20 May 1923, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Xzeno Stansbury, was 25 and her mother, Helen Morris Kratz, was 18. She died on 24 April 1999, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Xzeno Stansbury
Helen Morris Kratz
Gladys Stansbury
Doris M Stansbury
William Stansbury

Sources (2)

  • Gladys H Stansbury in household of Xzeno N Stansbury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Stansbury, "United States Census, 1940"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stanbury .

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

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