Leo Anderegg Rudolf

1943–1965 (Age 21)
Affoltern am Albis, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Leo Anderegg

When Leo Anderegg Rudolf was born on 3 December 1943, in Affoltern am Albis, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Anderegg, was 36 and his mother, Hanni Thoeni, was 28. He died on 29 May 1965, in New Glarus, Green, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 21.

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Hans Anderegg
Hanni Thoeni
Leo Anderegg Rudolf

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1945 · Fair Employment Law is Passed

Age 2

The Fair Employment Law was passed in 1945 which prohibited discrimination of race in the workplace. Wisconsin, along with two other states, became the first in the nation to pass such a law.

Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of Old High German hrōd ‘renown’ + wolf ‘wolf’, equivalent to English Ralph . This name is also found in Slovenia.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Leo Rudolf in entry for Mrs Hanna Elise Thoni Anderegg, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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