Gerald Walter Lloyd (1929 - 2008)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section S Row D Site 31,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Last Known Residence

Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AT1
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Walter

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1929 - In the year that Gerald Walter Lloyd was born, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1934 - He was only 5 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

1963 - Gerald was 34 years old when 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.

1976 - When he was 47 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1979 - By the time he was 50 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Gerald Walter Lloyd passed away on March 31, 2008 at 78 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section S Row D Site 31, Kent, Wa. He was born on May 16, 1929. We are unaware of information about Gerald's family. We know that Gerald Walter Lloyd had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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