Gene F Deford (1927 - 2009)

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Gene F Deford
1927 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Gene F Deford was born on April 26, 1927. He died on February 6, 2009 at 81 years old. We know that Gene F Deford had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98506.

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Gene F Deford passed away on February 6, 2009 at 81 years old. He was born on April 26, 1927. We are unaware of information about Gene's family or relationships. We know that Gene F Deford had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98506.
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In 1927, in the year that Gene F Deford was born, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1934, he was merely 7 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1943, when he was 16 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1953, he was 26 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1993, when he was 66 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Charles Deford
Mar 5, 1893 - April 1972
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R H Deford
Feb 9, 1945 - May 15, 1992
Bonnie J Deford
Jan 29, 1944 - Aug 23, 2002
Kenneth G Deford
Feb 24, 1953 - Dec 22, 2004
Stella Deford
Dec 28, 1887 - October 1974
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Warma I Deford
Jul 5, 1898 - March 1991
College Place, WA
Sara Deford
Dec 28, 1898 - September 1984
Vancouver, Washington
Winton E Deford
Feb 13, 1926 - Jul 14, 2001
Bellingham, WA
Connie L Deford
Dec 26, 1942 - Jun 19, 2008
Dayton, WA
Willabelle M Deford
Oct 20, 1917 - Oct 1, 2004
Kennewick, WA
Danny W Deford
Dec 4, 1961 - Dec 8, 1995
Barbara M Deford
Sep 4, 1923 - Jul 19, 1994
Graham, WA
Daniel C Deford
Apr 16, 1929 - Nov 22, 2008
Petaluma, CA
Robert P Deford
Jan 26, 1929 - Jan 13, 1998
Springfield, OR
Alta L Deford
Jul 1, 1915 - Jul 15, 2002
Idaho Falls, ID
James Glenn Deford
Apr 29, 1939 - Feb 16, 2011
Vancouver, Oregon
Lester Deford
Feb 11, 1955 - February 1982
George Carney Deford
May 3, 1924 - Mar 16, 1983
Anna C Deford
Apr 2, 1922 - September 1997
Kennewick, WA
Thomas L Deford
Feb 5, 1942 - May 14, 1995

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