Genevieve Defrances (1914 - 2005)

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Genevieve Defrances
1914 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Genevieve Defrances was born on March 21, 1914. She died on September 29, 2005 at age 91. We know that Genevieve Defrances had been residing in Feasterville Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


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Genevieve Defrances passed away on September 29, 2005 at age 91. She was born on March 21, 1914. We are unaware of information about Genevieve's family. We know that Genevieve Defrances had been residing in Feasterville Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1914, in the year that Genevieve Defrances was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1939, at the age of 25 years old, Genevieve was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1942, Genevieve was 28 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1955, Genevieve was 41 years 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.

In 1966, she was 52 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Jan 11, 1917 - June 1977
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Jan 2, 1906 - Mar 23, 1997
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Dec 5, 1931 - May 7, 1999
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Oct 1, 1956 - February 1994
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Jan 14, 1920 - July 1976
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Aug 26, 1919 - Oct 3, 2003
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Jun 26, 1918 - Jun 1, 1993
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