Loren John Wicka

18 June 1943–2 July 1955 (Age 12)
Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Loren John

Loren John Wicka was born on 18 June 1943, in Golva, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States. He died on 2 July 1955, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 12.

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1945 · President Dies from Cerebral hemorrhage

Age 2

Franklin D. Roosevelt dies from a cerebral hemorrhage. He died in office shortly after his fourth re-election.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Wick 2.

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

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