Bert A Manis

29 May 1923–27 May 2003 (Age 80)
Eidson Tennessee

The Life of Bert A

Bert A Manis was born on 29 May 1923. He lived in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 27 May 2003, at the age of 79.

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 8

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

1 Greek: from the personal name Manis, a pet form of Emmanouel ( see Emanuel ).2 Czech (Maniš): from German Mann, or from a Germanic personal name such as Manfred .3 French: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evan Manis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evan C Manis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evan Manis in entry for Donald Evan Manis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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