Gladys S Magel

1920–2012 (Age 92)
Canada

The Life of Gladys S

When Gladys S Magel was born in 1920, in Canada, her father, Jacob Magel, was 28 and her mother, Sophia Wildt, was 20. She lived in Election Precinct 19 Jackson, Polk, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 14 West Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died in 2012, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Magel
1892–1971
Sophia Wildt
1900–1990
Rosemary Lily Magel
1918–1995
Gladys S Magel
1920–2012
E Floyd Magel
1923–2002
Talitha Neomi Magel
1926–2012
Mildred June Magel
1928–2015
Samuel James Magel
1931–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Male1892–1971Male

    Sophia Wildt

    Female1900–1990Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920

Age 0

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

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

Dutch: from a female personal name derived from the Germanic female personal name Machthild, composed of the elements macht ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gladys Magel in household of Jock Magel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys S Magel in household of Jack Magel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Gladys S May in entry for Jack Magel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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