Creighton A DeGroot (born 1924)

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Creighton A DeGroot
1924 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Creighton A DeGroot was born around 1924. We know that Creighton A DeGroot had been residing in Ottawa County, Michigan United States.

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Creighton A DeGroot

First name

Creighton

Middle name

A

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Gender

Male

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Creighton DeGroot was born

Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Ottawa County, Michigan United States

Education

4 Years Of High School

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Military Service

Military serial#: 36461771
Enlisted: April 14, 1943 in Kalamazoo Michigan
Military branch: No Branch Assignment Private Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Creighton A DeGroot was born around 1924. There is no information about Creighton's family or relationships. We know that Creighton A DeGroot had been residing in Ottawa County, Michigan United States.
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1924 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Creighton A DeGroot was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1944, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1966, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1974, 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 1982, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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