Grover James Stuart

1921–2002 (Age 80)
Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States

The Life of Grover James

When Grover James Stuart was born on 3 October 1921, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, his father, Seymour Grover Stuart, was 34 and his mother, Hilma Fromberg, was 30. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1930. He died on 25 August 2002, in California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Seymour Grover Stuart
1887–1950
Hilma Fromberg
1891–
Grover James Stuart
1921–2002
Glen Chester Stuart
1926–1972

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 13

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

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

Scottish: variant of Stewart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grover Stewart in household of Seymour Stewart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grover J Stuart, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Grover J Stuart, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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