Catherine M Gokey (1915 - 1988)

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Catherine M Gokey
1915 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Catherine M Gokey was born on October 19, 1915. She died on October 10, 1988 at age 72. We know that Catherine M Gokey had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53227.


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Catherine M Gokey passed away on October 10, 1988 at 72 years of age. She was born on October 19, 1915. There is no information about Catherine's immediate family. We know that Catherine M Gokey had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53227.
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In 1915, in the year that Catherine M Gokey was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1929, she was merely 14 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1961, when she was 46 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1974, Catherine was 59 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1988, in the year of Catherine M Gokey's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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