Richard Garrett

Male1943–about 1986

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Garrett was born in 1943, in Oshkosh Town, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Robert Edward Garrett, was 24 and his mother, Barbara Bales, was 47. He died about 1986, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edward Garrett
1919–1964
Barbara Bales
1896–
Richard Garrett
1943–1986
Howard Garrett
1945–1986

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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.

    1945 · Fair Employment Law is Passed

    Age 2

    The Fair Employment Law was passed in 1945 which prohibited discrimination of race in the workplace. Wisconsin, along with two other states, became the first in the nation to pass such a law.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 12

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Gerad, a variant of either Gerald or Gerard .

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

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