Albert J. Buerker

23 June 1924–27 July 1996 (Age 72)
Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Albert J.

When Albert J. Buerker was born on 23 June 1924, in Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Frederick Buerker, was 34 and his mother, Emma Catherina Maier, was 35. He died on 27 July 1996, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, United States.

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Albert Frederick Buerker
Emma Catherina Maier
Dorlos Buerker
Carl Joseph Buerker
Albert J. Buerker
Dolores Buerker
Robert B. Buerker

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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

German (Bücker):1. habitational name for someone from Bücken, near Hoya. 2. from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German burg ‘castle’, ‘protection’. 3. respelling of Bücher , a topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree, a variant of Bucher 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Buerker in household of Albert Buerker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Buerker in household of Albert Buerker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert John Buerker, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"

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