Stephen Joseph Zierak

Male19 February 1922–13 September 2004

Brief Life History of Stephen Joseph

When Stephen Joseph Zierak was born on 19 February 1922, in Amsterdam, Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, Stephen A Zierak, was 27 and his mother, Annis Dodson, was 21. He married Katherine V Kelley on 13 May 1944, in Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, United States. He lived in Freehold, Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 13 September 2004, in United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Stephen Joseph Zierak
Marriage: 1968

Sources (15)

  • Stephen Zurak Jr. in household of Stephen Zurak Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stephen J Zierak, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Stephen Zierak in entry for Katherin Virginia Zierak, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 1

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 1

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 22

    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

    Usual English spelling of the name of the first Christian martyr (Acts 6–7), whose feast is accordingly celebrated next after Christ's own ( 26 December ). His name is derived from the Greek word stephanos ‘garland, crown’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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