Curtis H Anderson (1918 - 2008)

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Pigeon Falls, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

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Thomas /Anderson Girls

Thomas /Anderson Girls

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Jelani D Anderson

Jelani D Anderson

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Edla Anderson and descendants

Edla Anderson and descendants

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

James H Anderson

James H Anderson

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

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Maxwell Anderson - Playwright & Lyricist Thomas /Anderson Girls Grave record, Londonderry UK Jelani D Anderson

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1918 - In the year that Curtis H Anderson was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1931 - By the time he was only 13 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1941 - At the age of 23 years old, Curtis was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1942 - Curtis was 24 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1986 - He was 68 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Curtis H Anderson died on June 3, 2008 at 89 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on July 18, 1918. We are unaware of information about Curtis's family. We know that Curtis H Anderson had been residing in Pigeon Falls, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.

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