Edwin Bert Prentiss

1 March 1942–6 October 1995 (Age 53)
Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Edwin Bert

When Edwin Bert Prentiss was born on 1 March 1942, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Bert Prentiss, was 29 and his mother, Rita Maxine Hunter, was 22. He died on 6 October 1995, in Salida, Chaffee, Colorado, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Poncha Springs, Chaffee, Colorado, United States.

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William Bert Prentiss
Rita Maxine Hunter
Edwin Bert Prentiss

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1950 · FIS Apline World Ski Championships Held in Aspen

Age 8

On Feb 13 1950, the World Ski Championships is held outside of Europe for the first time. The event is held at Ajax Mountain Ski Resort, in Aspen.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 16

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice .

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

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