Blondine Degroote (1892 - 1976)

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Blondine Degroote
1892 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Blondine Degroote was born on May 15, 1892. Blondine died in December 1976 at age 84. We know that Blondine Degroote had been residing in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.


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Blondine Degroote died in December 1976 at 84 years old. Blondine was born on May 15, 1892. We are unaware of information about Blondine's family. We know that Blondine Degroote had been residing in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.
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In 1892, in the year that Blondine Degroote was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1932, Blondine was 40 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1948, at the age of 56 years old, Blondine was alive when 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 1950, by the time this person was 58 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1976, in the year of Blondine Degroote's passing, 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."

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John Degroote
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Germaine Degroote
Jan 21, 1904 - August 1980
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Mary Degroote
Jul 29, 1925 - February 1972
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Mary Degroote
Jul 3, 1892 - April 1978
Elizabeth Degroote
Feb 1, 1910 - May 1973
Rockford, Illinois
Lewis Degroote
Dec 22, 1898 - September 1970
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Don Degroote
Apr 13, 1924 - April 1983
Lodi, Wisconsin
Frank J Degroote
Aug 21, 1904 - Mar 22, 1990
Mesa, AZ

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