Donald Bradley Abrams

1923–1999 (Age 75)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Donald Bradley

When Donald Bradley Abrams was born on 4 September 1923, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, his father, Horace Mills Abrams, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Smith Bradley, was 25. He married Lorinna Louise Boutin on 3 February 1946, in Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, New York, United States in 1935 and Arlington, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1999, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Donald Bradley Abrams
Lorinna Louise Boutin
Marriage: 3 February 1946
Deborah Lorinna Abrams

Spouse & Children

3 February 1946
Bennington, Vermont, United States


  • Deborah Lorinna Abrams


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 6

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 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

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald Abrams in household of Horance Abrams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Abrams in household of Horace Abrams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Bradley Abrams in entry for Deborah Lorinna Abrams, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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