Gary Arthur Schwantes (1940 - 2007)

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Gary Arthur Schwantes
1940 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Gary Arthur Schwantes was born on June 17, 1940. He died on February 28, 2007 at 66 years of age. We know that Gary Arthur Schwantes had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55423.


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Gary Arthur Schwantes died on February 28, 2007 at 66 years of age. He was born on June 17, 1940. We have no information about Gary's family or relationships. We know that Gary Arthur Schwantes had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55423.
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In 1940, in the year that Gary Arthur Schwantes was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1952, at the age of just 12 years old, Gary was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1964, by the time he was 24 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1975, by the time he was 35 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1986, Gary was 46 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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