Christian O Probst Sr

17 November 1919–28 May 2009 (Age 89)
Lehigh Acres, Lee, Florida, United States

The Life of Christian O

Christian O Probst Sr was born on 17 November 1919. He had at least 1 son with Laura Alberta Bradford. He died on 28 May 2009, in Lehigh Acres, Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Christian O Probst Sr
1919–2009
Laura Alberta Bradford
1920–2000
Christian Oscar Probst
1945–2015

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 22

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German probest ‘superviser’, ‘provost’ (from Latin propositus), an occupational name for the head of a religious chapter or educational establishment, or, since such officials were usually clergy and celibate, a nickname probably for a selfimportant person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Probst ‘provost’; the reason for its adoption is unknown.

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

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