Edwin Bernard Comstock

8 June 1923–1 August 2003 (Age 80)
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edwin Bernard

When Edwin Bernard Comstock was born on 8 June 1923, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elbert Arthur Comstock, was 36 and his mother, Helen May Smith, was 33. He died on 1 August 2003, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elbert Arthur Comstock
1886–1975
Helen May Smith
1889–
Elbert Arthur Comstock Jr.
1914–2002
Carlton Russell Comstock
1915–2000
Robert Ernest Comstock
1921–2005
Edwin Bernard Comstock
1923–2003
Ralph Comstock
1926–
Harold Leonard Comstock
1929–2019

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

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 (Devon): probably a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwin B Comstock in household of Elbert A Comstock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin B Comstock, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Edwin B Comstock in entry for Robert E Comstock, "Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014"

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