Velma Hallene Annan

1922–1999 (Age 76)
Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life of Velma Hallene

When Velma Hallene Annan was born on 30 November 1922, in Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States, her father, William Boyd Annan, was 27 and her mother, Jennie Mildred Stemen, was 30. She lived in San Bernardino, California, United States in 1935 and Chino Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 January 1999, in Hesperia, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Boyd Annan
Jennie Mildred Stemen
Clarice Annan
Clarice Annan
Lowell Eugene Annan
Florence Amanda Annan
Wendell Stemen Annan
Velma Hallene Annan
Harold Lloyd Annan

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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.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 4

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
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

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Dumfriesshire on the banks of the river Annan, from which its name derives. See also Annand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thelma Annan in household of Boyd W Annan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velma Halene Annan, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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