George Mitchell Osborne

24 August 1922–29 January 2003 (Age 80)
Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Mitchell

When George Mitchell Osborne was born on 24 August 1922, in Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, George Mitchell Osborne, was 35 and his mother, Lillus Armilda Ann Robison, was 22. He married Adele Ruth Rowe on 29 January 1944, in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 January 2003, in Munster, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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George Mitchell Osborne
Adele Ruth Rowe
Marriage: 29 January 1944
Cynthia Marie Osborne

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29 January 1944
Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States


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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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 3

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
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

English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásbjorn, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + björn ‘bear’. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English form Ōsbern, and was later reinforced by Norman Osbern. The surname Osborne has also been widely established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Osborne in household of George Osborne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Osborne in household of George Osborne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George M Osborne, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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