Sharilyn Louise Holzman

7 August 1941–15 January 1988 (Age 46)
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

The Life of Sharilyn Louise

When Sharilyn Louise Holzman was born on 7 August 1941, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, her father, Vincent Leo Holzman, was 28 and her mother, Alice Emily Gould, was 25. She lived in Luling, St. Charles, Louisiana, United States in 1993. She died on 15 January 1988, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 46.

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Vincent Leo Holzman
Alice Emily Gould
Sharilyn Louise Holzman

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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.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 13

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood, from German Holz ‘wood’ + Mann ‘man’.2 Altered spelling of German Holzmann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sharilyn in entry for Alice Emily Holzman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Shirlyn Hummel, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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