George Gibbs

(1917 - 1986)

A photo of George Gibbs
George Gibbs
1917 - 1986
Born
February 26, 1917
Death
August 1986
Last Known Residence
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207
Summary
George Gibbs was born on February 26, 1917. He died in August 1986 at age 69. We know that George Gibbs had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207.
Updated: February 06, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
+ Add to this collaborative biography to show & tell George's life with your memories & stories.
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, family stories, & photos so that George is always remembered.
Biography
George Gibbs
Most commonly known name
George Gibbs
Full name
Nickname(s) or aliases
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207
Last known residence
Male
Gender
George Gibbs was born on
Birth
George Gibbs died in
Death
George Gibbs was born on
George Gibbs died in
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different George Gibbs?
View other bios of people named George Gibbs

George's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Gibbs family tree.

George's Family

Parent
Parent
George Gibbs
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends:

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about George.

Share George's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

George Gibbs died in August 1986 at 69 years old. He was born on February 26, 1917. We are unaware of information about George's immediate family. We know that George Gibbs had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during George's lifetime.

In 1917, in the year that George Gibbs was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1948, George was 31 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1952, George was 35 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1963, George was 46 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1986, in the year of George Gibbs's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

Other George Gibbs

Bio
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Bio
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Bio
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Bio
c. 1889 - Jun 26, 1918 1889 - 1918
Bio
c. 1887 - Apr 11, 1917 1887 - 1917
Bio
c. 1883 - Feb 2, 1917 1883 - 1917
Bio
Unknown - May 31, 1916 ? - 1916
Bio
c. 1896 - Feb 21, 1915 1896 - 1915
Bio
c. 1923 - Oct 11, 1945 1923 - 1945
Bio
c. 1898 - Jun 29, 1918 1898 - 1918
Bio
c. 1895 - Mar 9, 1919 1895 - 1919
Bio
Unknown - Jul 29, 1943 ? - 1943
Bio
c. 1891 - Jun 15, 1915 1891 - 1915
Bio
c. 1892 - Apr 26, 1918 1892 - 1918
Bio
c. 1918 - May 14, 1941 1918 - 1941
Bio
c. 1918 - Jun 24, 1944 1918 - 1944
Bio
c. 1895 - Oct 22, 1917 1895 - 1917
Bio
c. 1890 - Mar 26, 1918 1890 - 1918
Bio
Unknown - Jul 31, 1917 ? - 1917
Bio
Unknown - Oct 4, 1943 ? - 1943

Other Gibbs

Bio
Jul 31, 1893 - April 1975 1893 - 1975
Bio
Mar 5, 1896 - August 1980 1896 - 1980
Bio
Oct 20, 1987 - Jan 30, 2005 1987 - 2005
Bio
Dec 26, 1912 - Nov 13, 1998 1912 - 1998
Bio
Oct 16, 1921 - Aug 11, 1999 1921 - 1999
Bio
Dec 20, 1925 - Sep 29, 2009 1925 - 2009
Bio
Oct 26, 1897 - Dec 30, 1987 1897 - 1987
Bio
Mar 25, 1910 - Aug 24, 2002 1910 - 2002
Bio
Feb 17, 1922 - October 1985 1922 - 1985
Bio
Mar 7, 1925 - Dec 7, 1987 1925 - 1987
Bio
Sep 7, 1930 - Jun 10, 2001 1930 - 2001
Bio
Mar 13, 1911 - May 6, 2003 1911 - 2003
Bio
Oct 20, 1936 - December 1983 1936 - 1983
Bio
Mar 4, 1938 - Jan 5, 2011 1938 - 2011
Bio
Jan 22, 1942 - Dec 15, 1987 1942 - 1987
Bio
Apr 23, 1921 - Jun 12, 1997 1921 - 1997
Bio
Jun 27, 1917 - May 17, 2003 1917 - 2003
Bio
Jul 28, 1907 - September 1983 1907 - 1983
Bio
Dec 7, 1907 - March 1979 1907 - 1979
Bio
Aug 28, 1903 - January 1973 1903 - 1973

Other Bios

Bio
Mar 9, 1919 - May 16, 2001 1919 - 2001
Bio
Mar 22, 1920 - Jul 4, 2009 1920 - 2009
Bio
Mar 19, 1921 - Aug 3, 2010 1921 - 2010
Bio
Aug 4, 1921 - Jul 20, 1994 1921 - 1994
Bio
Dec 3, 1924 - July 1986 1924 - 1986
Bio
Jan 6, 1916 - Jan 15, 1988 1916 - 1988
Bio
Oct 21, 1916 - Oct 23, 2001 1916 - 2001
Bio
Oct 29, 1918 - December 1958 1918 - 1958
Bio
Jan 31, 1922 - Jan 6, 1988 1922 - 1988
Bio
Dec 20, 1919 - Jan 4, 1999 1919 - 1999
Bio
Oct 19, 1915 - August 1975 1915 - 1975
Bio
Jan 23, 1919 - August 1981 1919 - 1981
Bio
Apr 7, 1922 - Jul 21, 2008 1922 - 2008
Bio
Jul 26, 1918 - May 14, 1993 1918 - 1993
Bio
Apr 18, 1907 - July 1979 1907 - 1979
Bio
Jul 30, 1917 - February 1986 1917 - 1986
Bio
Mar 22, 1882 - September 1963 1882 - 1963
Bio
Dec 9, 1914 - Nov 10, 2008 1914 - 2008
Bio
Nov 21, 1913 - May 1978 1913 - 1978
Bio
Jul 27, 1900 - June 1977 1900 - 1977
What Dressing Up Looked Like In The 1930's
In the 1930's, fur was very popular in fashion - so were sequins and a long line - and the influence of movie stars on fas...
Historical Mascots Can Be Furry, Cute or Just Downright Strange
A mascot is "a person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck". Today, we generally think of mascots as people in cos...
25 Photos of Native American History
Before European explorers arrived in North America, scholars believe that there were upwards of 50 million Native American...
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top