Cecil Goodine Theriault

1941–2002 (Age 60)
Milo, Piscataquis, Maine, United States

The Life of Cecil Goodine

When Cecil Goodine Theriault was born on 15 December 1941, in Milo, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, his father, Louis Theriault, was 21 and his mother, Gloria Roberts, was 13. He died on 24 April 2002, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Louis Theriault
1920–2001
Gloria Roberts
1928–
Cecil Goodine Theriault
1941–2002
Claudette Theriault

Parents & Siblings

  • Louis Theriault

    Male1920–2001Male

  • Gloria Roberts

    Female1928–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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.
1955 · USS Swordfish (SSN-579) is Launched

Age 14

USS Swordfish (SSN-579), the first American atomic submarine, was launched from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The ship was ordered on July 18, 1955 and launched on August 27, 1957

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

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