about 28 September 1925–about 1995 (Age 69)
Maringouin, Iberville, Louisiana, United States

The Life of GLORIA ANN

When GLORIA ANN GOMEZ was born about 28 September 1925, in Maringouin, Iberville, Louisiana, United States, her father, Walter Anthony Gomez, was 29 and her mother, Anna Alice Usey, was 24. She lived in Ward Nine, Iberville, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died about 1995, in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 70.

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Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

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 (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare Gomes .

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

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  • Gloria A Gomez in household of Walter Gomez, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gloria A Gomez in household of Walter A Gomez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gloria Ann Mclaughlin in entry for Alice Usey Gomez, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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