Lorraine Marie Michlig

8 August 1925–19 December 1995 (Age 70)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lorraine Marie

When Lorraine Marie Michlig was born on 8 August 1925, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Leo Michlig, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Handrick, was 21. She lived in Cassel, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Mayville, Clark, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 19 December 1995, at the age of 70.

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John Leo Michlig
Catherine Handrick
Jerome J. Michlig
Lorraine Marie Michlig
Lavern A. Michlig
Mary Ann Michlig

Parents and Siblings



    Jerome J. Michlig



    Lavern A. Michlig


    Mary Ann Michlig


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

Swiss German: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Lorraine Michlig in household of John Michlig, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorrine Michlig in household of John L Michlig, "United States Census, 1930"

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