Charles Gentry (1886 - 1968)

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Charles Gentry
1886 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Gentry was born on October 31, 1886. He died in December 1968 at age 82. We know that Charles Gentry had been residing in California 92633.


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Charles Gentry died in December 1968 at age 82. He was born on October 31, 1886. We have no information about Charles's family. We know that Charles Gentry had been residing in California 92633.
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In 1886, in the year that Charles Gentry was born, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1903, he was 17 years old when the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1940, Charles was 54 years old when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, when he was 69 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1968, in the year of Charles Gentry's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States
Charles C Gentry
Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States
Charles E Gentry
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Charles S Gentry
Born: around 1917
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Born: around 1925
Arkansas, United States
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Born: around 1927
Arkansas, United States
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Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1921
Illinois, United States
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Born: around 1917
United States
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Born: around 1919
Indiana, United States
Charles Gentry
Born: around 1924
Kentucky, United States
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Born: around 1922
United States
Charles W Gentry
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
Charles L Gentry
Born: around 1919
Indiana, United States
Charles H Gentry
Born: around 1907
Ohio, United States
Charles Gentry
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
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Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States

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Jun 3, 1903 - July 1975
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Aug 28, 1901 - February 1980
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Sep 19, 1899 - March 1969
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Dec 28, 1908 - March 1975
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Dec 21, 1907 - Jun 18, 1989
Wichita, KS
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Jul 27, 1908 - December 1980
Fairview, Missouri
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Aug 27, 1909 - May 1983
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Floyd Gentry
Apr 28, 1907 - May 1949
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Apr 9, 1921 - Jul 12, 1989
Chickasha, OK
Richard A Gentry
Jun 3, 1921 - May 24, 1990
Oklahoma City, OK
Jack E Gentry
Dec 15, 1919 - Apr 29, 1997
Oklahoma City, OK
F L Gentry
Nov 23, 1920 - Sep 15, 2008
Detroit, MI
A P Gentry Jr
Mar 12, 1922 - April 1995
Bartlesville, OK
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Sep 3, 1917 - Jan 20, 2007
Oklahoma City, OK
William Gentry
Oct 15, 1886 - September 1970
Chickasha, Oklahoma
R Gentry
Apr 21, 1907 - March 1974
Orlando, Oklahoma
Posie R Gentry
Feb 14, 1912 - Sep 19, 1998
Oklahoma City, OK
Robert T Gentry
Aug 30, 1910 - Sep 10, 1991
Howard M Gentry
May 15, 1922 - Dec 4, 1989
Tulsa, OK
Claude A Gentry
Aug 10, 1896 - Apr 15, 1970
Foyil, OK

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