Mark Joseph Brocco

1 May 1942–14 January 2014 (Age 71)
Vallejo, Solano, California, United States

The Life of Mark Joseph

When Mark Joseph Brocco was born on 1 May 1942, in Vallejo, Solano, California, United States, his father, Arthur Elmer Brocco, was 25 and his mother, Mary Leota O'Boyle, was 24. He died on 14 January 2014, in California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Elmer Brocco
1916–1988
Mary Leota O'Boyle
1918–2011
Mark Joseph Brocco
1942–2014

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 11

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

Italian: from brocco ‘bud’, ‘shoot’, ‘sprout’, also ‘nail’, ‘stud’, ‘boss’ (from Latin broccus ‘having protruding teeth’), probably applied as a nickname or perhaps a metonymic occupational name.

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

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