George Degroot (1903 - 1981)

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George Degroot
1903 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
George Degroot was born on March 25, 1903. He died in May 1981 at age 78. We know that George Degroot had been residing in Rego Park, Queens County, New York.


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George Degroot died in May 1981 at age 78. He was born on March 25, 1903. We have no information about George's immediate family. We know that George Degroot had been residing in Rego Park, Queens County, New York.
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In 1903, in the year that George Degroot was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1914, he was just 11 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1946, he was 43 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1967, he was 64 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1981, in the year of George Degroot's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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George N. Degroot
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George N. Degroot
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George J Degroot
Jan 31, 1894 - Jan 28, 1972
George Degroot
Jun 16, 1895 - November 1976
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Nov 15, 1909 - December 1959
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Jun 11, 1901 - November 1985
Marion, South Dakota
George J Degroot
May 25, 1909 - Mar 1, 1960
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Oct 26, 1890 - February 1986
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Feb 11, 1900 - June 1974
Hull, Iowa
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May 2, 1899 - October 1986
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George A Degroot
Mar 27, 1941 - Sep 10, 2001
South Sioux City, NE
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Feb 7, 1917 - Feb 15, 1993
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Other Degroots

Mark Degroot
Jul 2, 1959 - Aug 8, 2004
Frieda Degroot
Feb 17, 1894 - September 1985
Van Nuys, CA
John R Degroot
Jun 15, 1931 - Feb 5, 2011
Cowlesville, NY
Elaine Degroot
Nov 6, 1916 - Apr 11, 1990
Charles Degroot
Oct 7, 1873 - April 1966
Rochester, NY
Alfred Degroot
Nov 18, 1892 - December 1975
Rochester, NY
Ruth J Degroot
May 14, 1913 - May 1994
Ontario, NY
Brian Degroot
Aug 24, 1947 - February 1984
Marie Degroot
Mar 14, 1917 - Jul 29, 2011
Jamesville, NY
Charles W Degroot
Oct 7, 1913 - June 1992
Manlius, NY
William Degroot
Mar 13, 1886 - January 1966
Buffalo, NY
William Degroot
Apr 4, 1897 - November 1965
New York
T Krista Degroot
May 12, 1921 - Mar 18, 1991
Bellevue, WA
Mary Degroot
Feb 2, 1901 - August 1984
Red Bank, NJ
Philip L Degroot
Jan 20, 1957 - Mar 17, 2010
Brookhaven, NY
Roy Degroot
Feb 21, 1910 - September 1983
New York, NY
Gertrude Degroot
Jun 2, 1899 - March 1986
Garden City, NY
Mildred Degroot
Apr 16, 1912 - November 1978
Fredericksburg, VA
Barbara S Degroot
Apr 6, 1954 - Jun 11, 2010
Garden City, NY
Janet Degroot
Apr 5, 1895 - May 1982
Woodmere, NY

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Jun 15, 1916 - Nov 17, 1996
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Helen C Campion
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Holtsville, NY
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Holtsville, NY
Sigmund Mickiewicz
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Angelo Camarda
Jan 2, 1902 - October 1964
Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn, NY
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