John Richard Percifield

2 December 1941–3 April 2002 (Age 60)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Richard

When John Richard Percifield was born on 2 December 1941, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Edward Keith Percifield, was 25 and his mother, Vera V Walter, was 25. He died on 3 April 2002, in Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Keith Percifield
1916–1979
Vera V Walter
1916–1967
John Richard Percifield
1941–2002

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 17

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English: altered form of Percival 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John R Percifield, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John R. Percifield, "Find A Grave Index"

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