Francis Garry Layman

10 September 1942–July 2015 (Age 72)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Francis Garry

When Francis Garry Layman was born on 10 September 1942, in Ohio, United States, his father, Francis Joseph Layman, was 25 and his mother, Mary Jane Snevely Layman, was 22. He died in July 2015, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Francis Joseph Layman
1916–1999
Mary Jane Snevely Layman
1920–1996
Francis Garry Layman
1942–2015

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 11

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 20

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow, pasture, or patch of (fallow) arable land, Middle English leye.2 Americanized spelling of German Lehmann .3 German: variant of Lay 3.

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

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