Kenneth Eugene Traxler

1942–1999 (Age 57)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Kenneth Eugene

When Kenneth Eugene Traxler was born on 26 August 1942, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Kenneth Hall Traxler, was 42 and his mother, Hazel Jane Allen, was 24. He died on 2 October 1999, in his hometown, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Hall Traxler
1899–1980
Hazel Jane Allen
1917–1998
Walter Emerson Traxler
1936–2018
Marshall Glenn Traxler
1939–2007
Barbara Mae Traxler
1940–1941
Kenneth Eugene Traxler
1942–1999

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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.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 11

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.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 16

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian and Austrian): occupational name for a wood turner, a variant of Drechsler ( see Dressler ).

Possible Related Names

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

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