Joseph Andrew Steele

3 December 1922–25 August 2002 (Age 79)
Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joseph Andrew

When Joseph Andrew Steele was born on 3 December 1922, in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, George Andrew Steele, was 30 and his mother, Mary Catharine Kolb, was 30. He had at least 3 sons with Dorothy Frances Forner. He died on 25 August 2002, in Parchment, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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Joseph Andrew Steele
1922–2002
Dorothy Frances Forner
1927–2004
Joseph Andrew Steele Jr
1947–2005
Kenneth Steele
1954–1954
William Steele
1954–

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

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 22

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

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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