Eleanor FitzGerald (1915 - 1985)

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Eleanor FitzGerald
1915 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Eleanor FitzGerald was born on June 27, 1915. She died on August 4, 1985 at age 70.


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Calverton National Cemetery Section 13 Site 330, 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York 11933



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Branch of service: Us Army
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Eleanor FitzGerald died on August 4, 1985 at 70 years of age. She was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 13 Site 330, Calverton, New York. She was born on June 27, 1915. We have no information about Eleanor's surviving family.
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In 1915, in the year that Eleanor FitzGerald 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 1924, by the time she was just 9 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1933, by the time she was 18 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1961, when she was 46 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1985, in the year of Eleanor FitzGerald's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Aug 1, 1932 - Feb 4, 1981
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Apr 26, 1927 - Sep 6, 1986
John D FitzGerald
Nov 4, 1923 - Aug 16, 1980
John J FitzGerald
Dec 3, 1922 - Apr 17, 1991
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Jun 4, 1926 - Jan 6, 1990
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May 15, 1922 - May 16, 1988
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Jun 26, 1935 - Oct 2, 1991

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