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Albert A Greenwood (1901 - 1980)

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Albert A Greenwood
1901 - 1980
Born
March 4, 1901
Death
March 1980
Last Known Residence
Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts 01841
Summary
Albert A Greenwood of Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on March 4, 1901, and died at age 79 years old in March 1980.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 2800785

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Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts 01841
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March 4, 1901
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White, Citizen

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Essex County, Massachusetts United States

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Grammar School

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Military Service

Military serial#: 31083792 Enlisted: September 8, 1942 in Ft Devens Massachusetts Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
March 1980
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Albert Greenwood passed away at age 79 years old in March 1980. Albert A Greenwood of Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on March 4, 1901.

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Albert A Greenwood lived 9 years longer than the average Greenwood family member when he died at the age of 78.
The average age of a Greenwood family member is 69.
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1901 - 1980 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Albert A Greenwood was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1937, he was 36 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1942, at the age of 41 years old, Albert was alive 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 1960, he was 59 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1980, in the year of Albert A Greenwood's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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