Norma Jean Shantz

22 September 1931–3 May 1999 (Age 67)
Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States

The Life of Norma Jean

When Norma Jean Shantz was born on 22 September 1931, in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States, her father, Erwin R Shantz, was 27 and her mother, Olive Amelia Smith, was 20. She died on 3 May 1999, in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67.

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John William Petracich Sr
1926–2010
Norma Jean Shantz
1931–1999

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World Events (8)

1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 7

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 18

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schantz .

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

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  • Norma J Shanty in household of Ervin R Shanty, "United States Census, 1940"

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