Demerest Dolores Fish

28 January 1928–7 March 1985 (Age 57)
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Demerest Dolores

When Demerest Dolores Fish was born on 28 January 1928, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, her father, Julius William Guy Fish, was 38 and her mother, Emily Dosha Mae Brown, was 22. She lived in Princeton Township, Somerset, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1940. She died on 7 March 1985, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Julius William Guy Fish
Emily Dosha Mae Brown
Demerest Dolores Fish

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 5

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 16

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

1 English: from Middle English fische, fish ‘fish’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Fisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dolores Fish in household of Guy Fish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dolores Fish in household of Guy Fish, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Demerest Dolores Fish - Memory of Someone: female

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