Arthur Adrien Begin Jr.

15 June 1942–3 February 2007 (Age 64)
Biddeford, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Arthur Adrien

When Arthur Adrien Begin Jr. was born on 15 June 1942, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, his father, Arthur Adrien Begin sr., was 22 and his mother, Rosilda L Caron, was 22. He married Joan Ann Dionne on 1 December 1963, in Maine, United States. He lived in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1997. He died on 3 February 2007, in Sun City West, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64.

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Arthur Adrien Begin Jr.
Joan Ann Dionne
Marriage: 1 December 1963

Spouse and Children

1 December 1963
Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Adrien Begin sr.


    Rosilda L Caron




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.
1955 · USS Swordfish (SSN-579) is Launched

Age 13

USS Swordfish (SSN-579), the first American atomic submarine, was launched from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The ship was ordered on July 18, 1955 and launched on August 27, 1957

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (from Belarus): variant of Begun .2 Variant of the Irish surname Beggin, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’, a personal name from the diminutive of beag ‘small’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jr Arthur Begin, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Arthur A Begin, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Arthur A Begin, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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