Benjamin Nathan Kann

Male1943–20 February 2005

Brief Life History of Benjamin Nathan

When Benjamin Nathan Kann was born in 1943, in Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Irwin Frank Kann, was 49 and his mother, Eleanor Catherine Hadley, was 31. He had at least 1 daughter with Helen Rose Marie Piazza. He died on 20 February 2005, at the age of 62, and was buried in Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia, United States.

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Benjamin Nathan Kann
Helen Rose Marie Piazza
Eunice Eleanor Kann

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Nathan Kann, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mr Benjamin Nathan Kann Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Benjamin Nathan Kann, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.

1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 16

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.


Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Danish kanne, German Kanne ‘jug, flagon’ (from Latin canna), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or, in some cases, possibly a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or tavern distinguished by the sign of a flagon.

Austrian German: from a short form of the personal name Candidus.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen .

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

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