Bertie Fitzgerald (1903 - 1983)

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Bertie Fitzgerald
1903 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Bertie Fitzgerald was born on January 2, 1903. Bertie died in August 1983 at 80 years of age. We know that Bertie Fitzgerald had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71105.


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Bertie Fitzgerald died in August 1983 at 80 years of age. Bertie was born on January 2, 1903. There is no information about Bertie's family or relationships. We know that Bertie Fitzgerald had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71105.
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In 1903, in the year that Bertie Fitzgerald was born, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1948, when this person was 45 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1962, when this person was 59 years old, 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, this person was 73 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1983, in the year of Bertie Fitzgerald's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Jul 10, 1897 - Oct 24, 1987
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Ruby W Fitzgerald
Feb 17, 1902 - March 1992
George Fitzgerald
Oct 3, 1930 - July 1987
Sikes, Louisiana
Olevia Fitzgerald
Dec 14, 1887 - January 1970
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Vera Fitzgerald
Aug 29, 1911 - May 4, 2005
New Orleans, LA
Allen J Fitzgerald
Dec 30, 1937 - Mar 24, 1992
Rose C Fitzgerald
Mar 4, 1914 - May 22, 2008
Shreveport, LA
Donnie Fitzgerald
Dec 19, 1937 - December 1980
Richard A Fitzgerald
Feb 9, 1942 - Sep 15, 2008
Boise, ID
Miriam Fitzgerald
Aug 14, 1895 - April 1985
Lexington, Kentucky
Nina Fitzgerald
Jun 8, 1900 - May 1974
Oakdale, Louisiana
Anastasia Fitzgerald
Nov 4, 1890 - Nov 15, 1969
New Orleans, LA
Susie L Fitzgerald
Dec 9, 1878 - Oct 15, 1967
New Orleans, LA
Verlie Fitzgerald
Sep 10, 1901 - Aug 26, 1995
Splendora, TX
Harvey D Fitzgerald
Mar 1, 1952 - Mar 8, 2010
Duncan, OK
Gayron Fitzgerald
Sep 3, 1954 - October 1979
Edwin Fitzgerald
Sep 24, 1954 - October 1973
Sybil L Fitzgerald
Aug 8, 1910 - Dec 8, 1991
Charles Fitzgerald
May 21, 1908 - August 1975
New Orleans, Louisiana
James Fitzgerald
Feb 25, 1911 - December 1981
Watson, Louisiana

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