William Luttmer

5 January 1925–5 August 1995 (Age 70)
Zuilen, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of William

When William Luttmer was born on 5 January 1925, in Zuilen, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Bernard Luttmer, was 31 and his mother, Joanna Barbara Hildebrand, was 33. He married Theadora Reina Deden on 29 November 1945, in Breukelen, Utrecht, Netherlands. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1950 and lived in Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1995. He died on 5 August 1995, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Luttmer
Theadora Reina Deden
Marriage: 29 November 1945

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29 November 1945
Breukelen, Utrecht, Netherlands

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 7

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

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 Dutch and English: variant of Luter .2 German: habitational name from any of several places so called, for example near Hannover.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilhelmus Luttmer, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • William Luttmer, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • William Luttmer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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