Joseph Schippers

1943–10 July 2003 (Age 60)
Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Schippers was born in 1943 as the son of Joseph Campeau. He died on 10 July 2003, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60.

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Joseph Campeau
1924–1979
Joseph Schippers
1943–2003

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    Joseph Campeau

    Male1924–1979Male

siblings

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World Events (3)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 11

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic for the son of a shipman, from Schipper 1.

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

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