Elsie Elizabeth Petrunyak

12 April 1922–8 February 1999 (Age 76)
Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elsie Elizabeth

When Elsie Elizabeth Petrunyak was born on 12 April 1922, in Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Michael John Petrunyak, was 20 and her mother, Mary D. Marcin, was 18. She lived in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Fairless Hills, Falls Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1985. In 1940, at the age of 18, her occupation is listed as housework at private home in Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 8 February 1999, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Feasterville, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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.

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  • Elsie Petrumyak in household of Michael Petrumyak, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie Petrunyak in household of Mike Petrunyak, "United States Census, 1940"

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