Donald E. Schonter

12 March 1936–21 November 2002 (Age 66)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Donald E.

When Donald E. Schonter was born on 12 March 1936, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Melvin Walter Schonter, was 38 and his mother, Frances Josephine Kolling, was 29. He died on 21 November 2002, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Donald E. Schonter
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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 17

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German (Schöner): see Schoener .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Schonter in household of Melvin Schonter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald E Schonter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Donald E. Schonter, "Find A Grave Index"

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