Arthur Ecker

1923–2002 (Age 79)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Ecker was born in 1923, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, August Frederick Ecker, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Josephine Simon, was 25. He lived in Stockbridge, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died in 2002, in Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79.

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August Frederick Ecker
Bertha Josephine Simon
Arthur Ecker

Parents and Siblings

    August Frederick Ecker


    Bertha Josephine Simon




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 9

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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

1 Dutch and German: from a medieval personal name, probably a short form of Eckhard ( see Eckert ).2 German: topographic name for someone who lived in a corner house or kept a corner shop, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Eck 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Arthur Ecker in household of August F Ecker, "United States Census, 1930"

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