Donald Jerry Sessions

8 February 1942–15 September 1995 (Age 53)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Donald Jerry

When Donald Jerry Sessions was born on 8 February 1942, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Calder Allen Sessions, was 38 and his mother, Mildred Irene Brownell, was 35. He died on 15 September 1995, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calder Allen Sessions
1903–1973
Mildred Irene Brownell
1906–1985
Duwane Sessions
1927–2014
Bruce Jerome Sessions
1929–1982
Ralph Thomas Sessions
1931–1992
Harold Leroy Sessions
1933–2005
Richard Dean Sessions Sr.
1935–1998
Dale Arthur Sessions Sr.
1939–2006
Donald Jerry Sessions
1942–1995

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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.
1945 · Fair Employment Law is Passed

Age 3

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.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 16

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Soissons in northern France, named for the Gaulish tribe who once inhabited the area, and whose name is recorded in Latin documents in the form Suessiones, of uncertain derivation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Jerry Sessions, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Donald Sessions, "Montana Death Index, 1860-2007"
  • D J Sessions, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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