Alice Mae Shoemaker

Female5 May 1921–21 July 2002

Brief Life History of Alice Mae

Alice Mae Shoemaker was born on 5 May 1921. She died on 21 July 2002, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Daniel Cyrus Weigle
1919–1996
Alice Mae Shoemaker
1921–2002

Sources (3)

  • Alice Mae Weigle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alice May Shoemaker in entry for Kenneth Mitchell Byrd and Jan Weigle Goodman, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Alice Mae Shoemaker in entry for Leonard Wright Lipscomb and Jan Alicia Weigle Byrd, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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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.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

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

Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Schoemaker , German and Jewish Schumacher , Slovenian Šuštar (see Sustar ) or Greek Papoutsis .

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

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