Robert John Slattery

18 February 1943–18 October 2007 (Age 64)
Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Robert John

When Robert John Slattery was born on 18 February 1943, in Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Thomas Earl Slattery, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Cecilia Wood, was 23. He died on 18 October 2007, in Starks, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Earl Slattery
1919–2001
Margaret Cecilia Wood
1919–2003
Robert John Slattery
1943–2007
Mark Allan Slattery
1954–1980

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1945 · Fair Employment Law is Passed

Age 2

The Fair Employment Law was passed in 1945 which prohibited discrimination of race in the workplace. Wisconsin, along with two other states, became the first in the nation to pass such a law.
1960

Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced form of O'Slattery, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Slat(ar)ra ‘descendant of Slatra’, a byname meaning ‘robust’, ‘strong’, ‘bold’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Robert J Slattery, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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