Dennis P. Abrams

1941–1993 (Age 52)
Kendrick, Latah, Idaho, United States

The Life of Dennis P.

When Dennis P. Abrams was born on 29 November 1941, in Kendrick, Latah, Idaho, United States, his father, Frank Abrams, was 22 and his mother, Leasel E. Havens, was 22. He died on 28 December 1993, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Frank Abrams
1919–1998
Leasel E. Havens
1919–1999
Dennis P. Abrams
1941–1993

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

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.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 14

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dennis Abrams in entry for Frank Abrams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dennis Abrams in entry for Elizabeth Leasel Abrams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dennis Abrams in entry for Mayor Frank K Abrams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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