Fred Burgess (1900 - 1969)

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Fred Burgess
1900 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Fred Burgess was born on February 28, 1900. He died in September 1969 at 69 years of age. We know that Fred Burgess had been residing in Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois 60515.


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Fred Burgess passed away in September 1969 at age 69. He was born on February 28, 1900. There is no information about Fred's surviving family. We know that Fred Burgess had been residing in Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois 60515.
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In 1900, in the year that Fred Burgess was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1929, at the age of 29 years old, Fred was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1931, Fred was 31 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1957, when he was 57 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1969, in the year of Fred Burgess's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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North Carolina, United States
Fred F Burgess
Born: around 1925
New Mexico, United States
Fred G Burgess
Born: around 1916
Washington, United States
Fred L Jr Burgess
Born: around 1921
West Virginia, United States
Fred Burgess
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
Fred L Burgess
Born: around 1920
Florida, United States
Fred C Burgess
Born: around 1904
North Carolina, United States
Fred E Burgess
Born: around 1924
Pennsylvania, United States
Fred E Burgess
Born: around 1911
Massachusetts, United States
Fred J Burgess
Born: around 1925
Pennsylvania, United States
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Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 5, 1968

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Fred G Burgess
Nov 1, 1915 - Dec 4, 2001
Lacey, WA
Myrtle Burgess
Aug 19, 1906 - July 1969
Renton, Washington
James Burgess
Mar 26, 1888 - October 1967
Warden, Washington
E R Burgess
Nov 12, 1915 - Aug 9, 2000
Elma, WA
Edwin Burgess
Jul 6, 1888 - March 1973
Aberdeen, Washington
Norman N Burgess
Aug 17, 1903 - May 3, 1996
West Plains, MO
Sam Burgess
Mar 18, 1891 - December 1968
Tacoma, Washington
Alva Burgess
Oct 13, 1890 - April 1968
Bremerton, Washington
Glen L Burgess
Jul 24, 1920 - May 3, 1991
Elma, WA
Anne B Burgess
Jan 16, 1900 - Nov 21, 1990
Wendell L Burgess
Jun 24, 1922 - Jun 1, 2001
Port Orchard, WA
Phyllis Burgess
Jan 24, 1892 - September 1978
Edmonds, Washington
Theodore Burgess
Apr 27, 1909 - October 1969
Nelson Burgess
Mar 8, 1906 - December 1979
Bingen, Washington
M A Burgess
Mar 3, 1911 - Jul 1, 1991
Pullman, WA
Elsie Burgess
Jan 2, 1887 - November 1967
Vancouver, Washington
Andrew Burgess
Mar 9, 1903 - September 1982
Leavenworth, Washington
Herschel M Burgess
Mar 23, 1920 - Dec 4, 1998
Spokane, WA
Ethel Marie Burgess
Oct 16, 1916 - Nov 21, 2008
Vancouver, WA
Lewis Burgess
Jan 20, 1909 - December 1982
Aberdeen, Washington

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