Homer Leon Taylor

1925–1993 (Age 68)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Homer Leon

When Homer Leon Taylor was born on 17 February 1925, his father, Homer Dewitt Taylor, was 33 and his mother, Clara Lucinda Mcomber, was 34. He died on 24 March 1993, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Homer Dewitt Taylor
1891–1930
Clara Lucinda Mcomber
1890–
Homer Leon Taylor
1925–1993

Parents & Siblings

  • Homer Dewitt Taylor

    Male1891–1930Male

  • Clara Lucinda Mcomber

    Female1890–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
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

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • H Leon Taylor, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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