George R Dana (1924 - 1995)

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George R Dana
1924 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
George R Dana was born on July 19, 1924. He died on February 23, 1995 at 70 years old. We know that George R Dana had been residing in Ephraim, Door County, Wisconsin.


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George R Dana passed away on February 23, 1995 at age 70. He was born on July 19, 1924. There is no information about George's immediate family. We know that George R Dana had been residing in Ephraim, Door County, Wisconsin.
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In 1924, in the year that George R Dana was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1938, at the age of only 14 years old, George was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1948, George was 24 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1961, when he was 37 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1995, in the year of George R Dana's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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George L. Dana
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George W. Dana
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George J Dana
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George W Dana
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George I Dana
Sep 8, 1910 - Feb 12, 1994
Tempe, AZ
George F Dana
Jul 10, 1916 - Oct 15, 2005
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George G Dana
Oct 17, 1902 - Jan 14, 1998
Olathe, KS
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David A Dana
Mar 28, 1943 - Nov 28, 1993
Cynthia A Dana
Sep 8, 1956 - Jul 29, 2002
Charles A Dana
Feb 20, 1908 - Mar 13, 1990
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Dec 27, 1915 - April 1987
Oakland, California
Walter Dana
Apr 12, 1929 - Mar 14, 2010
Brentwood, NY, Africa
Walter Dana
May 27, 1891 - May 1963
William W Dana
Mar 19, 1916 - Dec 28, 1999
Chicago, IL
Laverne Dana
Jul 9, 1910 - December 1984
Chicago, Illinois
Rene Dana
Jul 27, 1909 - November 1979
Marcus Dana
Feb 21, 1904 - August 1985
Kewanee, Illinois
Betty A Dana
Oct 7, 1937 - Nov 18, 2002
Rochelle, IL
Alice Dana
Mar 16, 1882 - April 1974
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Abby M Dana
Jun 30, 1985 - Apr 22, 2004
Richard Dana
Sep 19, 1905 - Jun 23, 1996
Rochelle, IL
Robert L Dana
Oct 10, 1919 - May 18, 2006
La Grange Park, IL
Aloysius Dana
Jul 4, 1898 - June 1972
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Vera Dana
Aug 24, 1900 - October 1969
Mokena, Illinois
Susan T Dana
Jul 4, 1913 - Dec 4, 1989
Neponset, IL
Alfaretta Dana
Jun 25, 1918 - October 1983
Kewanee, Illinois
Doris Dana
Apr 22, 1916 - January 1982
Western Springs, Illinois

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Sep 19, 1921 - June 1983
James H Hanley
Jul 10, 1922 - Nov 3, 1992
Tacoma, WA
Elizabeth L Cole
Feb 2, 1919 - Jan 17, 1994
Prospect Heights, IL
Robert J Seaberg
Nov 9, 1923 - Jan 14, 2005
Joliet, IL
Ned S Eckel
Feb 1, 1923 - Dec 2, 2005
Tucson, AZ
Thomas v Dimond
Feb 9, 1922 - May 7, 2007
Des Plaines, IL
Jack Petersen
Jul 4, 1924 - Dec 8, 1991
Angeline J Szwet
Apr 3, 1916 - July 1991
John Mcmahon
Dec 26, 1921 - February 1973
Wittenberg, Wisconsin
Francis Huston
Aug 25, 1900 - September 1981
San Diego, California
Helen Martyniuk
Mar 5, 1907 - October 1972
Domenico Cocozza
Jan 22, 1890 - June 1972
Robert A Fullarton
Nov 7, 1921 - Jul 4, 1986
Philip Mansfield
Oct 15, 1912 - August 1979
Miami, Florida
Eula Mae Stewart
Dec 18, 1916 - April 1995
Maywood, IL
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Walkerton, IN
Mary Fornal
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