John Milton Nix

10 July 1942–25 March 2012 (Age 69)
Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States

The Life of John Milton

When John Milton Nix was born on 10 July 1942, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, his father, Milton Virgil Nix, was 30 and his mother, Thelma Pauline Smith, was 24. He died on 25 March 2012, in Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Virgil Nix
1911–1982
Thelma Pauline Smith
1917–2013
John Milton Nix
1942–2012

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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 3

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.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton Nix in entry for Thelma Smith Nix, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Milton Nix, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John M Nix, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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