Gerald L Ketchum (1908 - 1992)

Gerald L Ketchum
1908 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Gerald L Ketchum was born on December 5, 1908. He died on August 22, 1992 at age 83. We know that Gerald L Ketchum had been residing in Plano, Collin County, Texas 75023.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Gerald L Ketchum Biography

Vital facts & highlights of Gerald's life to share with the world.

Gerald L Ketchum
Most commonly known name
Male
Gender
Gerald
First name
L
Middle name
Ketchum
Last name(s)
Unknown
Nickname(s) or aliases
Plano, Collin County, Texas 75023
Last known residence
Gerald Ketchum was born on
Birth
Gerald Ketchum died on
Death
Gerald Ketchum was born on
Gerald Ketchum died on
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Gerald.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Gerald L Ketchum?
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Gerald's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown

Religion

Unknown. Was Gerald a religious man?

Education

Did Gerald finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Gerald attend?

Professions

Share what Gerald did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Gerald's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Gerald serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Gerald Ketchum?
View other bios of people named Gerald Ketchum
Back to Top

Gerald L Ketchum Family Tree

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

Gerald's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Gerald L Ketchum
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Gerald's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Gerald L Ketchum. Below are potential family photos that share Gerald's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Gerald during various points of his life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Gerald

What do you remember about Gerald L Ketchum? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Gerald is remembered.

Gerald Ketchum Obituary

This obit of Gerald L Ketchum is maintained by Gerald's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Gerald L Ketchum passed away on August 22, 1992 at 83 years of age. He was born on December 5, 1908. We are unaware of information about Gerald's immediate family. We know that Gerald L Ketchum had been residing in Plano, Collin County, Texas 75023.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Gerald L Ketchum

1908 - 1992 World Events

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

In 1908, in the year that Gerald L Ketchum was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1924, by the time he was 16 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1938, by the time he was 30 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1944, when he was 36 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1992, in the year of Gerald L Ketchum's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

Other Biographies

Other Gerald Ketchums

c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown

Other Ketchums

Aug 3, 1890 - Nov 16, 1992
Jun 23, 1951 - May 1994
Jul 22, 1931 - Feb 14, 2008
Jul 8, 1905 - Nov 9, 1986
May 15, 1893 - July 1963
Jun 5, 1915 - Nov 9, 2000
Feb 14, 1898 - Aug 8, 1998
Feb 2, 1920 - July 1992
Nov 1, 1923 - Jan 12, 2000
Sep 14, 1900 - August 1976
May 25, 1933 - May 29, 2002
Apr 6, 1947 - Mar 30, 2010
Mar 27, 1952 - Feb 12, 2007
Aug 15, 1960 - Jan 3, 2004
Feb 23, 1913 - February 1967
Mar 29, 1884 - June 1969
Nov 5, 1913 - May 1969
Jan 4, 1924 - March 1974
Dec 1, 1921 - Sep 27, 2007
Oct 4, 1923 - Dec 29, 2007

Other Bios

Jun 1, 1916 - Jan 20, 2000
May 14, 1913 - November 1984
Sep 29, 1905 - April 1972
Mar 8, 1912 - May 6, 1988
Oct 26, 1932 - November 1986
Mar 3, 1910 - May 1974
Feb 3, 1907 - Mar 13, 1994
Nov 16, 1907 - January 1987
Feb 17, 1937 - May 1990
Sep 17, 1921 - February 1985
Dec 17, 1916 - Sep 8, 2007
Dec 28, 1914 - Mar 1, 1994
Apr 26, 1916 - Jul 30, 1996
Oct 20, 1910 - September 1975
Dec 28, 1904 - December 1978
Dec 16, 1921 - Sep 11, 1986
Apr 27, 1913 - Aug 12, 1990
Sep 15, 1907 - October 1974
Oct 1, 1915 - June 1980
May 13, 1926 - Feb 1, 1996
Success Stories from Biographies like Gerald L Ketchum
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories & family history at AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing the faces of family for the first time, to connecting unknown and lost relatives.

These stories will warm your heart. Are you inspired to share photos and biographies of the people from your past?