Gerald R Goodwin (1922 - 1989)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section D Site 4502,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Sandy, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1922 - In the year that Gerald R Goodwin was born, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1926 - When he was merely 4 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1963 - When he was 41 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1974 - At the age of 52 years old, Gerald was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

1989 - In the year of Gerald R Goodwin's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Gerald R Goodwin passed away on October 5, 1989 at 67 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section D Site 4502, Portland, Or. He was born on April 21, 1922. We have no information about Gerald's immediate family. We know that Gerald R Goodwin had been residing in Sandy, Clackamas County, Oregon.

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