Joseph Milton Ament

1921–1978 (Age 56)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Joseph Milton

When Joseph Milton Ament was born on 3 November 1921, in Missouri, United States, his father, Benjamin Ditchler Ament, was 33 and his mother, Bessie Claud Burroughs, was 34. He lived in Johnston Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Villa Grove, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 7 September 1978, in Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Milton Ament
Georgia McCollum

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  • Donald B Ament


  • Marguerita E Ament


  • Robert Melvin Ament


  • M Kathryn Ament


  • Francis Claude Ament


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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 4

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 10

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 21

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old French personal name Amand, Amant (from Latin Amandus meaning ‘loveable’).2 German: variant spelling of Amend .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Ament in household of Ben Ament, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Ament in household of Benjamin D Ament, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph M. Ament, "Find A Grave Index"

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