George Goodman (1894 - 1970)

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George Goodman
1894 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
George Goodman was born on December 26, 1894. He died in January 1970 at age 75. We know that George Goodman had been residing in zip code 19060.


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George Goodman passed away in January 1970 at 75 years old. He was born on December 26, 1894. There is no information about George's surviving family. We know that George Goodman had been residing in zip code 19060.
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In 1894, in the year that George Goodman was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1904, at the age of merely 10 years old, George was alive when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1914, George was 20 years old when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1939, by the time he was 45 years old, 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 1970, in the year of George Goodman's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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George William Goodman
around 1868 - Oct 29, 1940
George Wilfred Goodman
around 1912 - Mar 10, 1946
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around 1915 - Sep 2, 1940
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around 1884 - Nov 20, 1918
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1918 - Sep 12, 1944
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George Henry Goodman
around 1922 - Dec 14, 1944
George Ernest Goodman
around 1921 - Jun 14, 1941
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Born: around 1913
New York, United States
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Born: around 1911
California, United States
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Born: around 1923
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William H Goodman
Feb 17, 1912 - May 6, 2002
David Goodman
Apr 5, 1902 - Nov 24, 2000
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Nyles G Goodman
Oct 24, 1912 - Feb 9, 2004
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Emma B Goodman
Feb 24, 1904 - Jun 10, 1989
Colonia, NJ
I Goodman
Aug 14, 1921 - Nov 18, 2000
Mary Goodman
Dec 6, 1916 - Jul 8, 2004
Plymouth, PA
Herman E Goodman
Nov 1, 1905 - Oct 10, 1992
Hollywood, FL
Charles Goodman
May 15, 1915 - October 1981
Winter Haven, FL
Irving I Goodman
Jan 13, 1898 - Aug 29, 1988
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Henry Goodman
Aug 6, 1921 - July 1979
Lillian Goodman
Oct 14, 1921 - Jun 8, 2011
Rutherford, NJ
Peter Goodman
Apr 17, 1921 - May 1, 2010
Panorama City, CA
Fannie Goodman
Feb 16, 1905 - June 1987
Gainesville, FL
Lillian Goodman
Apr 22, 1923 - May 1974
Passaic, NJ
Leob Goodman
Feb 7, 1913 - Jan 4, 1998
Brick, NJ
Edith C Goodman
Jul 17, 1910 - Feb 8, 2007
Scottsdale, AZ
Daisy Goodman
Jul 4, 1925 - January 1978
Mabel Goodman
Sep 1, 1928 - May 10, 2007
Freehold, NJ
Eleanor J Goodman
Jun 12, 1931 - Feb 22, 1996
Wildwood, NJ
Estelle F Goodman
Jan 20, 1931 - Jan 28, 2006
Boynton Beach, FL

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New Bedford, MA
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Newfield, NJ
Olga Williams
Dec 22, 1905 - Jan 1, 1990
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Marion Haley
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Dec 16, 1921 - December 1982
Wayne, NJ
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Feb 11, 1916 - Jan 27, 2003
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