Calvin Luther Hammons

13 August 1943–29 October 1995 (Age 52)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Calvin Luther

When Calvin Luther Hammons was born on 13 August 1943, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Luther Deamus Hammons, was 27 and his mother, Vergie Othie Ashburn, was 29. He died on 29 October 1995, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Luther Deamus Hammons
1916–2002
Vergie Othie Ashburn
1914–1985
Frank Lee Hammons
1942–1942
Calvin Luther Hammons
1943–1995
Bruce Martin Hammons
1947–2011

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 15

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands and Wales): apparently a variant of Hammonds .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Calvin L Hammons, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Luther Calvin Hammons, "Find A Grave Index"

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