Earl Stevenson Granger

Male20 October 1922–2 December 2000

Brief Life History of Earl Stevenson

When Earl Stevenson Granger was born on 20 October 1922, in Sweet Lake, Cameron, Louisiana, United States, his father, Clement Garfield Granger, was 26 and his mother, Viola Ardoin, was 18. He lived in Grand Lake, Cameron, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Four, Cameron, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 2 December 2000, in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

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  • Earl Granger, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Earl Stevenson Granger, "Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945"
  • Earl S. Granger, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

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 (of Norman origin): occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ (see Grange ).

French: from Old French grangier (see 1 above), an occupational name for an owner of a granary or a status name for a tenant farmer, a sharecropper.

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

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