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Elmer Baldus (1897 - 1965)

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Elmer Baldus
1897 - 1965
Born
June 24, 1897
Death
July 1965
Last Known Residence
Michigan
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Elmer Baldus of Michigan was born on June 24, 1897, and died at age 68 years old in July 1965.
Updated: November 2, 2011
Biography ID: 46377266

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Elmer Baldus passed away at age 68 years old in July 1965. Elmer Baldus of Michigan was born on June 24, 1897.

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Elmer Baldus lived 7 years shorter than the average Baldus family member when he died at the age of 68.
The average age of a Baldus family member is 75.
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In 1897, in the year that Elmer Baldus was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1932, Elmer was 35 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1948, at the age of 51 years old, Elmer was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1954, when he was 57 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1965, in the year of Elmer Baldus's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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