Calvin Frederick Buttel

Male27 July 1925–21 October 1992

Brief Life History of Calvin Frederick

When Calvin Frederick Buttel was born on 27 July 1925, in German Valley, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, John H Buttel, was 31 and his mother, Ella A Van Raden, was 32. He married Myrtle Ida Strommen on 11 August 1951, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ridott, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Ridott Township, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 21 October 1992, in German Valley, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67.

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Calvin Frederick Buttel
Myrtle Ida Strommen
Marriage: 11 August 1951
Jean Ann Buttel

Sources (11)

  • Calvin Buttel in household of John Buttel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Calvin F Buttel, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Calvin in entry for Mr John H Buttel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    11 August 1951Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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

    1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

    Age 2

    Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 19

    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

    German (Württemberg and Swabia): status and occupational name for a beadle, from Middle High German bütel ‘bailiff, beadle’.

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

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