Lois Ann Rogge

10 April 1922–12 May 2002 (Age 80)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lois Ann

When Lois Ann Rogge was born on 10 April 1922, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Otto H. Rogge, was 41 and her mother, Alberta Ruth Meiklejohn, was 33. She died on 12 May 2002, in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Otto H. Rogge
Alberta Ruth Meiklejohn
Charlotte Avice Rogge
Carlton Otto Rogge
Lois Ann Rogge

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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.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 10

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
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

1 German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Roger .2 North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a grower of rye or a baker of rye bread, from Low German, Dutch rogge ‘rye’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lois Ann Rogge in household of Otto Rogge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois A Rogge in household of Otto Rogge, "United States Census, 1930"

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