Dick Addink

1918–2012 (Age 93)
Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dick

When Dick Addink was born on 10 December 1918, in Sioux, Iowa, United States, his father, Jan Willem Addink, was 32 and his mother, Jennie Lammers, was 29. He married Hilda Kiel on 12 September 1940, in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Alton, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Center Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 2012, in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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Dick Addink
Hilda Kiel
Marriage: 12 September 1940
John Steward Addink
Calvin Addink

Spouse & Children

12 September 1940
Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

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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Sources (3)

  • Dick Addink in household of John Addink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dick Addink in household of John Addink, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dirk Addink in household of John Addink, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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