Gene Frederick Ortego

Male22 August 1920–2 February 2005

Brief Life History of Gene Frederick

When Gene Frederick Ortego was born on 22 August 1920, in Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, his father, Paul Sheldon Ortego, was 35 and his mother, Frances Domico, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Edna Mae Guillet. He lived in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward One, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 2 February 2005, in New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Saint Paul Cemetery, Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States.

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Gene Frederick Ortego
Edna Mae Guillet
Sidney Paul Ortego
Sylvia Jean Ortego

Sources (6)

  • Gene Ortego in household of Paul Ortego, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gene F Ortego, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mr Gene Frederick Ortego, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

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 24

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

Spanish: probably a nickname from the masculine form of Ortega 2.

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

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