Robert F Laird

1923–20 January 1999 (Age 76)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Robert F

When Robert F Laird was born in 1923, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Robert Fisher Laird, was 38 and his mother, Blanche Violet Beard, was 31. He died on 20 January 1999, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Robert Fisher Laird
1885–1967
Blanche Violet Beard
1892–1983
Mary S Laird
1920–2003
Robert F Laird
1923–1999

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1933

Age 10

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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 and northern Irish: status name for a landlord, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert F Laird in household of Robert F Laird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Fisher Laird, Jr (1922 - 1999) - Find A Grave Memorial

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