Dorothy Bernice Anderson

1924–1998 (Age 74)
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Dorothy Bernice

When Dorothy Bernice Anderson was born on 4 April 1924, in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Bernhard John Anderson, was 27 and her mother, Mildred Ada Green, was 17. She had at least 1 daughter with Eugene Charles Balts. She lived in Sigel, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 17 July 1998, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Prairie View Cemetery, Hallie, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States.

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Dorothy Bernice Anderson
Eugene Charles Balts
Jane Kay Balts

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  • Jane Kay Balts


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 8

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Anderson in household of Ben Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy B Anderson in household of Ben J Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Balts, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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