Alfred Warren Lovejoy

1919–2010 (Age 91)
Maine, United States

The Life of Alfred Warren

When Alfred Warren Lovejoy was born on 1 January 1919, in Maine, United States, his father, Fred Jacob Lovejoy, was 30 and his mother, Eleanor Frances Kneeland, was 23. He lived in Mason Township, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1930 and Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 29 October 2010, in Oxford, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 91.

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Fred Jacob Lovejoy
Eleanor Frances Kneeland
Dorothy Pearl Lovejoy
Alfred Warren Lovejoy
Lillian Frances Lovejoy
Kenneth George Lovejoy
Cleveland R. Lovejoy

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

Age 1

The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

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: nickname from Middle English love(n), luve(n) ‘to love’ (Old English lufian) + Middle English joie ‘joy’ (Old French joie).

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

Sources (3)

  • Alphred W Lovejoy in household of Fred J Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred W Lovejoy in household of Fred J Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred W Lovejoy in household of Fred J Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1930"

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