Alfred Herman Koon

12 October 1920–2 February 2010 (Age 89)
Mayo, Lafayette, Florida, United States

The Life of Alfred Herman

Alfred Herman Koon was born on 12 October 1920, in Mayo, Lafayette, Florida, United States. He had at least 1 son with Loycell Forehand. He died on 2 February 2010, in Lake City, Columbia, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Alfred Herman Koon
1920–2010
Loycell Forehand
1925–2000
James Edward Koon
1943–2012

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 21

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
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

Americanized spelling of German Kuhn or Dutch Koen .

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

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