Nedra Beatrice Holden

8 August 1941–24 November 1985 (Age 44)
Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nedra Beatrice

Nedra Beatrice Holden was born on 8 August 1941, in Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee, United States. She died on 24 November 1985, in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 44.

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Herbert Gottes
1919–1976
Nedra Beatrice Holden
1941–1985

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World Events (3)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 1

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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

1 English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe .2 German: unexplained.

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

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