Mitzi Singer

1918–2012 (Age 94)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mitzi

When Mitzi Singer was born in 1918, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Singer, was 20 and her mother, Anna Lipkin, was 18. She died in 2012, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Martin Eisenberg
1914–1994
Mitzi Singer
1918–2012

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1918–2012Female

    Freida Singer

    Female1920–Female

    Sylvia Singer

    Female1922–Female

    Ruth Singer

    Female1925–Female

    Leonard Singer

    Male1929–Male

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

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 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue, from Yiddish zinger ‘singer’.2 English: variant of Sanger 2, in fact a Middle English recoinage from the verb sing(en) ‘to sing’.3 German: variant of Sänger ( see Sanger 1) in the sense of ‘poet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mollie Singer in household of William Singer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mollie Singer in household of Wm Singer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mitzi Eisenberg in household of Martin Eisenberg, "United States Census, 1940"

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