William R Squires

1928–1988 (Age 59)
Indiana, United States

The Life of William R

When William R Squires was born on 29 December 1928, in Indiana, United States, his father, Ernest Grover Squires, was 36 and his mother, Elsie L. Murray, was 33. He lived in Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 19 May 1988, in Granger, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Granger, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William R Squires
1928–1988
Dolores S Puckett
1930–1993

Spouse & Children

  • Male1928–1988Male

  • Dolores S Puckett

    Female1930–1993Female

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 16

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

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • William R Squires in household of Earnest G Squires, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R. Squires, "Find A Grave Index"

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