Thomas Bruno

1944–12 July 2006 (Age 62)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Bruno was born in 1944, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. He died on 12 July 2006, in Warner Robins, Houston, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Baldwin, Georgia, United States.

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 0

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 1

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.
1965 · Stone Mountain Monument

Age 21

A memorial carving on the side of a quartz monzonite dome in Stone Mountain depicts Confederate leaders Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. The dome rises 825 feet above ground and is the largest bas-relief sculpture in the world. Stone Mountain Park opened on April 14, 1965, 100 years to the day of Lincoln’s assassination. The park spans 3,200 acres and is Georgia’s most popular attraction.

Name Meaning

1 Italian and Portuguese: from a Germanic personal name, Bruno ( see Brun ).2 Italian: nickname from bruno ‘brown’, referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing.3 Italian: possibly a habitational name from a place named Bruno, for example in Asti province.

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

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  • www.findagrave.com Obituary, Chief Thomas Francis Bruno

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