Robert D Lowe

30 July 1942–22 February 2003 (Age 60)
United States

The Life of Robert D

Robert D Lowe was born on 30 July 1942, in United States. He died on 22 February 2003, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Pinehill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Robert D Lowe
1942–2003
Sandra Elaine Frette
1946–2015

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World Events (3)

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.
1961 · The Buccaneer Arena

Age 19

The Buccaneer Arena was built for the Des Moines Buccaneers ice hockey team before their first season. It was known as the Metro Ice Sports Arena until 2004 when it got its new name. Its presence has sparked the love of ice hockey in the area during its time in the community.
1967 · The International Writing Program

Age 25

The International Writing Program was founded by Paul Engle and Hualing Nieh Engle as a non-academic, internationally focused writing program. In its life, it has hosted over 1,500 poets, novelists, dramatists, essayists, and journalists from more than 150 countries. Under the Engles' guidance, hundreds of writers have come to Iowa, from parts of the world where literary and personal freedoms are often restricted. For their efforts to connect writers worldwide, the Engles were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low .2 German (Löwe): see Loewe .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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