Robert Sanford Palm

17 May 1943–2 January 1989 (Age 45)
Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert Sanford

Robert Sanford Palm was born on 17 May 1943, in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States as the son of Dorothy Mildred Renner. He died on 2 January 1989, in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45.

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Dorothy Mildred Renner
1924–2013
Robert Sanford Palm
1943–1989

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    Dorothy Mildred Renner

    Female1924–2013Female

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World Events (3)

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.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 10

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a medieval personal name Palmatius, borne by a saint who died in 286 .2 Northwest German: topographic name from Middle High German palme, balme ‘pussy willow’, the tree that traditionally provided the branches for Palm Sunday processions, or habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a palm tree.3 German: from a reduced and altered form of a personal name formed with Old High German bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ as its first element.

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

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