George Peter Karadimos (1933 - 1970)

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George Peter Karadimos
1933 - 1970
September 13, 1933
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California United States
October 20, 1970
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California United States
George Peter Karadimos was born on September 13, 1933 in San Francisco, California. He was born to Peter George Karadimos and Katherine Eliza Penell, with siblings Elizabeth Nancy Karadimos, Katherine, and Evelyn. According to his family tree, George was father to 2 children. He married Lucille M. Medina, and they gave birth to Peter George Karadimos and Patricia Karadimos. He died on October 20, 1970 in San Francisco, California at 37 years old.
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George Karadimos was born on in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California United States
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George Karadimos was born on in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California United States
George Karadimos died on in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California United States
at Holy Cross Cemetery 1500 Mission Road, in Colma, California US 94014
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Teamsters Union, Local 85

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Private for the U.S. Army in World War II

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October 22, 1970, S.F. Chronicle, page 45.

KARADIMOS, George P. - In this city, October 20, 1970, George P. Karadimos, beloved husband of Lucille Karadimos, devoted father of Patricia and Peter Karadimos; loving son of Peter Karadimos; endeared brother of Mrs. Katherine White; a native of San Francisco, aged 37 years: a member of Teamsters Union, Local 85.

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In 1933, in the year that George Peter Karadimos was born, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1949, when he was 16 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1959, when he was 26 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1964, by the time he was 31 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1970, in the year of George Peter Karadimos's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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