Gilbert Albert Meier

17 June 1922–28 January 2004 (Age 81)
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Gilbert Albert

When Gilbert Albert Meier was born on 17 June 1922, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, his father, Albert Edward Meier, was 36 and his mother, Effie Florence Knight, was 30. He married Louise White in 1954. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 7, Liberty, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 28 January 2004, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grand View Memorial Park, Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Albert Meier
1922–2004
Louise White
1934–2016
Marriage: 1954

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1954
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 1
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
    Age 7
    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 22
    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

    1 German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak (Majer), and Polish: status name for a tenant farmer, steward, overseer, or village headman, a variant spelling of German Meyer 1.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of the personal name Meyer ( see Meyer 2).3 Danish: occupational name from meiere ‘reaper’, ‘harvester’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Meyer
    Meyer
    Linzmeier
    Meierotto
    Sultemeier

    Sources (9)

    • Gilbert A Meier in household of Albert E Meier, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Gilbert A Meier in household of Albert E Meier, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Gilbert Albert Meier, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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