Gerold L Lehew

1940–1947 (Age 7)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Gerold L

When Gerold L Lehew was born in 1940, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ernest Ezra Lehew, was 30 and his mother, Elma Jane Craig, was 24. He lived in Glouster, Trimble Township, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 22 December 1947, at the age of 7.

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Ernest Ezra Lehew
Elma Jane Craig
Gerald Lee Lehew
Gerold L Lehew

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1910–1984Male

  • Elma Jane Craig




World Events (7)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 1

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 4

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

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (2)

  • Gerold L Lehew in household of Ernest E Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerald Lehew, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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