Alma Gilliam (1914 - 1976)

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Alma Gilliam
1914 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Alma Gilliam was born on October 19, 1914. She died in June 1976 at 61 years old.


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Alma Gilliam died in June 1976 at 61 years old. She was born on October 19, 1914. There is no information about Alma's surviving family.
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In 1914, in the year that Alma Gilliam was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1920, she was only 6 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1930, when she was 16 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1962, she was 48 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1976, in the year of Alma Gilliam's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Jul 24, 1916 - October 1981
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Jan 25, 1912 - February 1985
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Jan 25, 1905 - December 1985
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Buel C Gilliam
Oct 14, 1926 - Sep 30, 1999
Indianapolis, IN
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Oct 20, 1934 - Apr 5, 1999
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Ronald C Gilliam
Feb 5, 1939 - Mar 30, 2004
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Donald L Gilliam
Sep 15, 1937 - Mar 13, 2007
Dayton, OH
Judith E Gilliam
Nov 6, 1946 - Apr 3, 2003
Phoenix, AZ
Pearlie Gilliam
Jun 27, 1908 - July 1969
Willoughby, Ohio
Natalie W Gilliam
Dec 27, 1911 - Feb 18, 1999
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Seward S Gilliam
Apr 15, 1915 - Feb 5, 1990
Fletcher Gilliam
Dec 25, 1885 - February 1982
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Simon K Gilliam
Nov 26, 1903 - Oct 1, 1974
Morehead, KY
Hazel R Gilliam
Jan 23, 1932 - Oct 27, 2008
Mount Sterling, KY
Gretta Gilliam
Apr 15, 1929 - May 1984
Urbana, Ohio
Coy Gilliam
Dec 6, 1907 - September 1974
Dayton, Ohio
David R Gilliam
Mar 10, 1943 - Jul 13, 2007
Dayton, TN
Mary I Gilliam
Sep 22, 1873 - Oct 15, 1968
Waynesville, OH

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