Earl Eugene Gillmore (1922 - 1981)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section COL-4 Row 259 Site E,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Eugene, Lane County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Eugene

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1922 - In the year that Earl Eugene Gillmore was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

1942 - Earl was 20 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

1956 - By the time he was 34 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1967 - Earl was 45 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1981 - In the year of Earl Eugene Gillmore's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Earl Eugene Gillmore died on January 11, 1981 at 58 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section COL-4 Row 259 Site E, Portland, Or. He was born on July 16, 1922. We have no information about Earl's family. We know that Earl Eugene Gillmore had been residing in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.

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