Adelaide Gangloff (1885 - 1985)

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Adelaide Gangloff
1885 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Adelaide Gangloff was born on April 8, 1885. She died in March 1985 at age 99. We know that Adelaide Gangloff had been residing in Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois.


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Adelaide Gangloff passed away in March 1985 at 99 years old. She was born on April 8, 1885. We are unaware of information about Adelaide's immediate family. We know that Adelaide Gangloff had been residing in Eureka, Woodford County, Illinois.
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In 1885, in the year that Adelaide Gangloff was born, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1916, she was 31 years old when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1942, she was 57 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1956, Adelaide was 71 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1985, in the year of Adelaide Gangloff's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Paul J Gangloff
Jul 29, 1918 - May 28, 2010
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Norman Gangloff
Sep 11, 1933 - October 1985
Mary Gangloff
May 6, 1936 - March 1985
Charles Gangloff
Aug 24, 1907 - October 1986
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Brian D Gangloff
Mar 29, 1965 - Apr 20, 2004
Anna Gangloff
Jun 26, 1879 - September 1968
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Henry Gangloff
Apr 9, 1885 - October 1974
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Eileen Gangloff
Jun 26, 1931 - May 1986
Walter Gangloff
Apr 26, 1924 - Mar 16, 2007
Frances Gangloff
Jun 16, 1905 - Oct 30, 1996
Erlanger, KY
Irene Gangloff
Nov 9, 1917 - Feb 15, 2005
Covington, KY
Beatrice A Gangloff
Nov 26, 1923 - Sep 22, 2009
Metamora, IL
Eva Gangloff
Oct 10, 1901 - April 1968
Gulfport, Mississippi
Ruth E Gangloff
May 21, 1931 - Oct 24, 2000
Sterling, AK
Josephine Gangloff
May 13, 1915 - Dec 26, 2001
Gulfport, MS
Margie Gangloff
Dec 26, 1891 - December 1977
James Kelly Gangloff
Sep 15, 1920 - Oct 22, 1992
Florissant, MO
John F Gangloff
Jul 18, 1918 - Mar 19, 1988
Gulfport, MS
Herman W Gangloff
Sep 29, 1922 - Oct 12, 2003
Sterling, AK
Lawrence G Gangloff
Mar 20, 1926 - Mar 15, 2009
Okeechobee, Florida

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