George Pettigrew (1907 - 1978)

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George Pettigrew
1907 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
George Pettigrew was born on August 15, 1907. He died in November 1978 at 71 years old. We know that George Pettigrew had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72206.


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George Pettigrew passed away in November 1978 at age 71. He was born on August 15, 1907. We are unaware of information about George's family or relationships. We know that George Pettigrew had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72206.
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In 1907, in the year that George Pettigrew was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1919, by the time he was only 12 years old, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1930, by the time he was 23 years old, 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 1958, George was 51 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1978, in the year of George Pettigrew's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Albert Pettigrew
Jul 6, 1901 - September 1972
Little Rock, Arkansas
Alonzo Pettigrew
Nov 29, 1915 - Sep 11, 1989
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Feb 26, 1906 - November 1967
Chicago, Illinois
Agnes Pettigrew
Mar 15, 1911 - Sep 16, 1998
Chicago, IL
Letie Pettigrew
Aug 31, 1891 - March 1975
Horatio, Arkansas
Neita M Pettigrew
Aug 29, 1919 - Oct 13, 2006
Ratcliff, AR
Ora B Pettigrew
May 25, 1920 - Jun 20, 1999
Stockton, CA
Juliuo F Pettigrew
Feb 6, 1921 - Dec 27, 1997
Cleveland, OH
Harvey Pettigrew
Dec 17, 1897 - April 1977
Mulberry, Arkansas
Bertina Pettigrew
Sep 8, 1894 - June 1979
Midland, Texas
Marlon Pettigrew
Nov 8, 1924 - November 1970
Earl Pettigrew
Apr 16, 1897 - May 1977
Horatio, Arkansas
Luther E Pettigrew
Dec 12, 1922 - Jan 13, 2002
Horatio, AR
Jace Pettigrew
Sep 18, 1915 - October 1983
Horatio, Arkansas
Willie L Pettigrew
Aug 30, 1899 - Dec 28, 1988
Biggers, AR
Sherman Pettigrew
Jul 28, 1894 - March 1969
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Novie Pettigrew
Nov 24, 1901 - Jan 6, 1996
Fort Smith, AR
Sherman Pettigrew
Feb 14, 1927 - April 1973
Jep A Pettigrew
Sep 24, 1926 - Feb 12, 2001
Ratcliff, AR
Lillie v Pettigrew
Mar 22, 1906 - Oct 28, 1995
Alma, AR

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Merle Declue
May 5, 1910 - Aug 15, 1992
Little Rock, AR
Lawrence Declue
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Raymond Declue
Mar 10, 1907 - April 1987
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Dan G Tucker
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