Janet Myrna Voelker

8 November 1942–23 May 2015 (Age 72)
United States

The Life of Janet Myrna

When Janet Myrna Voelker was born on 8 November 1942, in United States, her father, Lawrence Elliot Voelker, was 31 and her mother, Evelyn Marie "Pete" Welker, was 26. She died on 23 May 2015, in Perryville, Perry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72.

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Lawrence Elliot Voelker
1911–1974
Evelyn Marie "Pete" Welker
1916–2013
Janet Myrna Voelker
1942–2015

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 3

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 20

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

German (also Völker): variant of Volker .

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

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