Joseph Leonard Amenta

1921–2007 (Age 85)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph Leonard

Joseph Leonard Amenta was born on 15 September 1921, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He had at least 1 son with Mary Catherine Dyniewicz. He died on 1 July 2007, in Vista, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Des Plaines, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Leonard Amenta
1921–2007
Mary Catherine Dyniewicz
1926–1958
Donald Jerome Amenta
1956–1993

Spouse & Children

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 4

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 23

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

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various minor places in Sicily named Amenta, from menta ‘mint’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Leonard Amenta, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Joseph Leonard Amenta, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Leanard Amenta, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922"

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