Blaine Jerome "Jim" Ellenberger

2 December 1921–20 July 2009 (Age 87)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Blaine Jerome "Jim"

When Blaine Jerome "Jim" Ellenberger was born on 2 December 1921, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Blaine Ellenberger, was 30 and his mother, Lillie T. Nelson, was 23. He lived in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 2009, in Eagle River, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Eagle River, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blaine Ellenberger
Lillie T. Nelson
Blaine Jerome "Jim" Ellenberger
Gerald Frederick Ellenberger

Parents and Siblings

    Blaine Ellenberger


    Lillie T. Nelson




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.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 11

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
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

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Ellenberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blaine Ellenberger in household of Lillie Ellenberger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blaine J Ellenberger in household of Blaine Ellenberger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blaine Or Jim Ellenberger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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