Howard Arthur Frank Vorpagel

8 November 1926–18 May 1988 (Age 61)
Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Howard Arthur Frank

When Howard Arthur Frank Vorpagel was born on 8 November 1926, in Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Edwin Erick Emmerich Vorpagel, was 33 and his mother, Linda Ida Wilhelmine Caroline Rehbein, was 31. He married Elizabeth Mae Wickliffee on 17 November 1955, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Lyons, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1988. He died on 18 May 1988, in Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 61.

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Howard Arthur Frank Vorpagel
Elizabeth Mae Wickliffee
Marriage: 17 November 1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1955Cook, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    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 6
    The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 18
    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

    German: probably a variant of Vorpahl .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Howard Vorpagel in household of Edwin Vorpagel, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Howard H A Vorpagel in household of Edwin H Vorpagel, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Howard Arthur Vorpagel, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"

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