Suellen Killam

3 October 1943–28 October 2002 (Age 59)
Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Suellen

When Suellen Killam was born on 3 October 1943, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward Lambert Killam Jr., was 23 and her mother, Lois Mila Handy, was 22. She died on 28 October 2002, in her hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Lambert Killam Jr.
1920–1993
Lois Mila Handy
1921–2009
Suellen Killam
1943–2002

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World Events (8)

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.
1944 · Freedoms of the Air

Age 1

The primary goal of the Chicago Convention was to establish the International Civil Aviation Organization. This organization establishes the rules of airspace, aircraft registration and safety, and details the rights of the signatories in relation to air travel. The Convention has since been revised eight times.
1960

Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English habitational name Kil(l)ham, from places in Northumberland and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English cylnum ‘(at) the kilns’, dative plural of cyln.

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

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