Schaffer, William S.

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Name
Schaffer, William S. Gender: M
born on 15 May 1928 at 05:33 (= 05:33 AM )
Place Newburgh, New York, 41n30, 74w01
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°17' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°27 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 21°20'



Biography

American businessman, owner of a bottled gas and welding distributorship. He began working in his father's business in 1949, slowly building the business until he sold it 12/04/1988. Due to stress and overwork, Schaffer had a nervous breakdown in 1962. He built his own home in 1955 and made land purchases in 1967 and 1977. A type A person, he suffered with stress, high blood pressure and high cholesterol most of his life.

A younger brother, (b.10/26/1929,) died at the age of five, 2/02/1935, and there was another brother born 11/25/1931. Schaffer joined the Merchant Marines for two years in 1947 before his work started with his dad. He married 7/01/1951. He had one daughter, 2/19/1953, followed by a son on 7/12/1955 and another son on 12/15/1956. In 1985 his speech and memory became difficult and by 1989, he was mainly housebound with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. A high fever in January 1991 hospitalized him and he lost much of his ability to communicate.

February 1993 found him hospitalized again with a high fever, near death, and a tube had to be placed in his stomach. Suffering with pneumonia and high fevers, Schaffer was hospitalized March 1994, taken off food and water, 5/06/1994 and he died 5/20/1994, 8:54 AM, at his home in New Windsor, NY, at the age of 66.

Events

  • Death of Sibling 2 February 1935 (Younger brother died at age five)
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  • Social : Joined group 1947 (Joined the Merchant Marines)
  • Work : New Job 1949 (Began working in dad's business)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 19 February 1953 (Daughter born)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 12 July 1954 (First son born)
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  • Financial : Buy/Sell Property 1955 (Built a home)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 15 December 1956 (Second son born)
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  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1962 (Nervous breakdown)
  • Financial : Buy/Sell Property 1967 (Bought land)
  • Financial : Buy/Sell Property 1977 (Bought land)
  • Work : End Major Project 4 December 1988 (Sold his business)
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  • Health : Acute illness 1989 (Alzheimer's keeps him housebound)
  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital January 1991 (Hospitalized)
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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital February 1993 (Hospitalized)
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  • Death by Disease 20 May 1994 at 08:54 AM in New Windsor, NY (Alzheimer's, Parkinsons & pneumonia, age 66)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes data and case history from his son Bill

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Hard worker
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Alzheimer's/Senility (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : High Blood Pressure
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Circulatory problems (High cholestrol)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Brother died when he was five)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (43 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One girl and two boys)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Bottled gas and welding)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Merchant Marines, two years)