Frank George Adolf

1926–1990 (Age 63)
Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frank George

When Frank George Adolf was born on 26 July 1926, his father, Frank George Adolf, was 25 and his mother, Martha Viola Dustman, was 28. He married Edythe Florence Shackleton on 15 April 1950, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Voorhees Township, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1990, in Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Frank George Adolf
Edythe Florence Shackleton
Marriage: 15 April 1950

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15 April 1950
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 7

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

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

German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from the Germanic personal name Atha-ulf, which was widely adopted in other languages throughout central Europe; it is composed of the Old High German elements ad- (as in adal ‘noble’) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Adolf in household of Frank Adolf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Adolf in household of Frank Adolf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank G Adolf, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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