Miriam Anderson

1921–30 August 2002 (Age 81)
Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Anderson was born in 1921, in Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, her father, George Holland Anderson, was 32 and her mother, Nita Hunter, was 26. She married Gordon Edward Wood on 24 October 1942, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States. She died on 30 August 2002, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Edward Wood
1920–1996
Miriam Anderson
1921–2002
Marriage: 24 October 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 October 1942
Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

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 23

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

Scottish: Andrew's son

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