Otis Franklin Phillips

Male10 December 1922–26 April 1999

Brief Life History of Otis Franklin

When Otis Franklin Phillips was born on 10 December 1922, in Royston, Franklin, Georgia, United States, his father, Fred Franklin Phillips, was 24 and his mother, Lois Bell Phillips, was 19. He lived in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 26 April 1999, in Trilby, Pasco, Florida, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Chapel Hill Gardens, Dade City, Pasco, Florida, United States.

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Otis Franklin Phillips
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Sources (8)

  • Odis Phillips in household of Fred Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Odis Franklin Phillips, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Odis Franklin Phillips, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

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

1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 19

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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