Gary Herrington (1954 - 2008)

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Florida National Cemetery
Section 604 Site 550,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Lake Alfred, Polk County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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1954 - In the year that Gary Herrington was born, 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.

1955 - Gary was only 1 year old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1964 - He was only 10 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

1965 - When he was merely 11 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1986 - By the time he was 32 years old, 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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Gary Herrington died on July 28, 2008 at 54 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Gary. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 604 Site 550, Bushnell, Fl. He was born on January 10, 1954. We have no information about Gary's surviving family. We know that Gary Herrington had been residing in Lake Alfred, Polk County, Florida.

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