Marlyn Albert Van Matre

1942–1993 (Age 51)
Winner, Tripp, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Marlyn Albert

When Marlyn Albert Van Matre was born on 22 February 1942, in Winner, Tripp, South Dakota, United States, her father, Daniel Nelson Van Matre, was 41 and her mother, Marjorie Marie Hiserote, was 33. She died on 24 February 1993, in her hometown, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Nelson Van Matre
1900–1970
Marjorie Marie Hiserote
1908–1993
Donald Leroy Van Matre
1930–1997
Francis Irwin Van Matre
1933–1996
Marlyn Albert Van Matre
1942–1993

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World Events (8)

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.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 14

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

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