David S Yoder Jr.

18 November 1919–5 December 2010 (Age 91)
Delaware, United States

The Life of David S

When David S Yoder Jr. was born on 18 November 1919, in Delaware, United States, his father, David S Yoder, was 29 and his mother, Savilla Bender, was 30. He married Clara Mae Schlabach on 26 December 1941, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Representative District 9, Kent, Delaware, United States in 1940 and Goshen, Elkhart Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 1 years. He died on 5 December 2010, at the age of 91, and was buried in Greenwood, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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David S Yoder Jr.
Clara Mae Schlabach
Marriage: 26 December 1941

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26 December 1941
Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

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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.
1939 · Nylon Plant in Seaford

Age 20

In 1939, DuPont opened a nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware. The idea came when in 1935, Dr. Wallace discovered a synthetic fiber.
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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) ( see Theodore ). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David S Yoder Jr. in household of David S Yoder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Yoder in household of David S Yoder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Yoder Jr. in household of David S Yoder, "United States Census, 1930"

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