Alfred Gustav Weiss Jr

20 December 1941–2 August 1963 (Age 21)
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred Gustav

When Alfred Gustav Weiss Jr was born on 20 December 1941, his father, Alfred Gustave Weiss, was 25 and his mother, Virginia Clara Badour, was 21. He died on 2 August 1963, at the age of 21, and was buried in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States.

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Alfred Gustave Weiss
Virginia Clara Badour
Alfred Gustav Weiss Jr
Robert William Weiss
John Bruce Weiss

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 1
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 3
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.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 7
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or a remarkably pale complexion, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’, German weiss.2 German: variant of Weis .3 German: habitational name from any of various places named Weis(s) or Weissen.

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

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