Carl Z Dyess

19 March 1942–31 January 2010 (Age 67)
Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Carl Z

Carl Z Dyess was born on 19 March 1942, in Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States. He died on 31 January 2010, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 67.

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World Events (3)

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.
1964 · The Freedom Summer Murders

Age 22

In what is called the Freedom Summer Murders, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner, three civil rights workers, were shot in Neshoba County, Mississippi. They were campaigning to register African Americans in Mississippi to vote. It was determined that the murderers were members of the KKK and Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Deis .2 English: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Dice or Dye .

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

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