Catherine Teresa Toplak

1919–2008 (Age 88)
Brook Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catherine Teresa

When Catherine Teresa Toplak was born on 25 May 1919, her father, Michael J. Toplak, was 32 and her mother, Erzsébet Vari, was 27. She married N C Riley on 11 May 1946, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in January 2008, at the age of 88, and was buried in Brook Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Catherine Teresa Toplak
N C Riley
Marriage: 11 May 1946

Spouse & Children

11 May 1946
Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Irene Frances Toplak


  • Francis Toplak


  • Female1919–2008Female

  • Elizabeth M. Toplak


  • Joseph F. Toplak


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

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.

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  • Catherine T Toplak, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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