George G Grissom (1942 - 2008)

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George G Grissom
1942 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
George G Grissom was born on August 30, 1942. He died on May 6, 2008 at 65 years old. We know that George G Grissom had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39532.


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George G Grissom passed away on May 6, 2008 at 65 years of age. He was born on August 30, 1942. There is no information about George's immediate family. We know that George G Grissom had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39532.
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In 1942, in the year that George G Grissom was born, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1957, at the age of merely 15 years old, George was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1960, George was 18 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1973, when he was 31 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1990, George was 48 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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North Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1907
Delaware, United States
George W Grissom
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States
George I Grissom
Born: around 1923
United States
George F Grissom
Born: around 1912
United States
George E Grissom
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
George Grissom
Born: around 1911
Tennessee, United States
George E Grissom
Born: around 1914
North Carolina, United States
George Grissom
Born: around 1902
North Carolina, United States
George M Grissom
Born: around 1919
Virginia, United States
George M Grissom
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
George W Grissom
Born: around 1917
South Carolina, United States
George T Grissom
Born: around 1912
Texas, United States
George Melvin Grissom
Oct 28, 1919 - Dec 2, 2012
George Marion Grissom
Dec 23, 1925 - Jun 26, 1955
George L. Grissom
Born: around 1947
George A. Grissom
Born: around 1947
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Feb 6, 1921 - May 1986
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Aug 24, 1894 - September 1974
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Apr 1, 1899 - June 1981
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Apr 28, 1895 - March 1969
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J J Grissom
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Harold D Grissom
Jul 6, 1914 - Jan 25, 2009
Malvern, AR
Walter Grissom
May 1, 1898 - June 1970
Benton, Arkansas
Delbert M Grissom
Oct 2, 1913 - Dec 24, 2001
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Donald B Grissom
Mar 12, 1919 - Nov 11, 2002
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Lonnie Grissom
Jun 30, 1903 - December 1981
College Station, Arkansas
Robert Grissom
Feb 4, 1886 - September 1967
Leola, Arkansas
Ruth R Grissom
Dec 2, 1902 - Apr 4, 1995
Leola, AR
Jim Grissom
Jul 7, 1897 - March 1981
Malvern, Arkansas
Clifford Grissom
May 27, 1915 - December 1985
Alvarado, Texas
Larry D Grissom
Dec 19, 1953 - Mar 31, 1991
Bee Branch, AR
Cord Grissom
Nov 26, 1903 - Dec 22, 1989
Cape Girardeau, MO
Huie L Grissom
Feb 7, 1919 - Jul 10, 1999
Los Angeles, CA
Sidney Grissom
Jan 22, 1954 - Feb 21, 2004
Magnolia, AR
Silvia Grissom
Apr 17, 1907 - December 1976
Huttig, Arkansas
Minnie Grissom
Jan 20, 1895 - March 1978
Lena Grissom
Aug 9, 1893 - January 1982
Camden, Arkansas
Johnnie Grissom
Feb 23, 1911 - April 1978
Little Rock, Arkansas

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