George Delk (1907 - 1977)

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George Delk
1907 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
George Delk was born on July 3, 1907. He died in October 1977 at 70 years old. We know that George Delk had been residing in Homerville, Clinch County, Georgia.


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George Delk died in October 1977 at 70 years old. He was born on July 3, 1907. There is no information about George's surviving family. We know that George Delk had been residing in Homerville, Clinch County, Georgia.
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In 1907, in the year that George Delk was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1925, he was 18 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1930, George was 23 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1940, by the time he was 33 years old, 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 1977, in the year of George Delk's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Born: around 1921
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Born: around 1919
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Born: around 1909
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Faye H Delk
Apr 17, 1937 - Mar 1, 2011
Doerun, GA
Thelma Delk
Jan 29, 1922 - March 1985
Stockton, Georgia
Charles Clayton Delk
Oct 17, 1942 - Jan 11, 2009
Stockton, Georgia
Eliza Delk
Mar 15, 1909 - February 1991
James E Delk
Aug 18, 1881 - Mar 15, 1968
Atlanta, GA
Daniel Delk
Dec 25, 1900 - June 1968
Marietta, Georgia
Margaret M Delk
Oct 6, 1924 - Apr 6, 1995
Atlanta, GA
Avice Delk
Dec 14, 1890 - April 1979
Atlanta, Georgia
George Delk
May 12, 1945 - August 1985
Homerville, Georgia
Tharpe E Delk
Mar 19, 1935 - Dec 11, 2001
Homerville, GA
Jerry T Delk
Sep 4, 1946 - Nov 28, 2007
Jacksonville, FL
Paul H Delk
Sep 6, 1944 - May 12, 2005
Waynesville, GA
Phillip Delk
Jun 10, 1952 - October 1986
Atlanta, Georgia
Kennth L Delk
Aug 24, 1954 - Dec 16, 2004
Austell, GA
Norma Delk
Feb 6, 1922 - Aug 29, 2002
Pearson, GA
Clarence J Delk
May 17, 1921 - Jul 15, 1976
Avon Park, FL
David C Delk
Jan 6, 1916 - Mar 8, 1992
Jefferson Delk
Dec 22, 1962 - August 1980
Janice Delk
Jun 24, 1959 - Jul 6, 2003
Stockton, GA
Warren Neil Delk
Oct 5, 1926 - Aug 16, 2002
Centerville, TN

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James Edwards
Mar 31, 1901 - April 1987
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Walter Mcdaniel
Sep 4, 1896 - March 1974
Surrency, Georgia
John v Carter
Apr 20, 1909 - Dec 1, 1994
Jesup, GA
Henry Ryals
Oct 10, 1896 - August 1969
Douglas, Georgia
Tee Foster
Oct 24, 1906 - December 1972
Denton, Georgia
Iverson Brogdon
Apr 4, 1884 - January 1968
Edgefield, South Carolina
Herman Young
Nov 20, 1920 - February 1977
Baxley, Georgia
Jessie M Williams
May 18, 1924 - Nov 2, 1994
Baxley, GA
Ottis Thompson
Oct 22, 1909 - June 1987
Waycross, Georgia
Rilla M Young
Nov 2, 1920 - May 22, 2002
Buffalo, NY
Leland C Booth
Dec 28, 1914 - Mar 12, 2011
Manor, Georgia
James M Wilson
Jun 11, 1921 - Jan 27, 2010
Homerville, GA
Willie M Hutto
Aug 2, 1925 - May 17, 2011
McDonough, GA
Montine Milikin
Oct 1, 1911 - Apr 23, 2005
Starke, FL
Winifred Waters
Nov 21, 1916 - June 1973
Brunswick, Georgia
T Creamer
Nov 12, 1911 - December 1985
Hazlehurst, Georgia
Ezra Minton
Dec 23, 1896 - February 1974
Hazlehurst, Georgia
Arthur O Hand
Aug 22, 1922 - Oct 20, 1987
Meigs, GA
Margie Tyre
Sep 21, 1924 - Mar 27, 2006
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James Dowling
Jul 10, 1891 - June 1974
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