Eugene Menes

1924–1996 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eugene

When Eugene Menes was born in 1924, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frank Menes, was 26 and his mother, Stella Menes, was 24. He lived in Everson, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in 1996, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Frank Menes
Stella Menes
Eugene Menes
Jane Estelle Szelong

Parents and Siblings


    Stella Menes




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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 Catalan (Monés): probably a variant spelling of the plural of Old Catalan moner ‘mill’, a topographical name for someone who lived by or worked in a mill (Latin molinarius), or habitational name from any of the so-called places in Catalonia.2 Galician or Asturian-Leonese: habitational name place in Ourense (Galicia) or Asturies called Mones.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eugene Menes in household of Frank Menes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Menes in household of Anthony Prusineuski, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eugene F Menes, "Find A Grave Index"

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