Thelma Dorothy Calhoun

25 April 1922–20 June 2003 (Age 81)
Umapine, Umatilla, Oregon, United States

The Life of Thelma Dorothy

When Thelma Dorothy Calhoun was born on 25 April 1922, in Umapine, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, her father, Alvin Bert Enoch Bentlie Calhoun, was 30 and her mother, Mattie Amanda Markman, was 32. She died on 20 June 2003, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Bert Enoch Bentlie Calhoun
1891–1958
Mattie Amanda Markman
1889–1968
Thelma Dorothy Calhoun
1922–2003

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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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

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