Gerald Wayne Basham (1947 - 2008)

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
Section CWA Row B Site 015,
2501 North Dixie Blvd, Radcliff, Ky

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Last Known Residence

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SP4
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

Middle name

Wayne

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Cynthia 'Candy' Basham King Brown - USS Samuel Gompers

Cynthia 'Candy' Basham King Brown - USS Samuel Gompers

James, Reuben, Ella & Candy Basham & Tony Renfro

James, Reuben, Ella & Candy Basham & Tony Renfro

Unknown Basham

Unknown Basham

Edward Basham and Ella Akin Basham

Edward Basham and Ella Akin Basham

James Clinton Basham with wife Loueller Thomas Mitchell

James Clinton Basham with wife Loueller Thomas Mitchell

Basham Family Picnic

Basham Family Picnic

Basham Brothers and Sisters

Basham Brothers and Sisters

The Bashams 1917

The Bashams 1917

Basham Brothers

Basham Brothers

Golden Hill School 1917

Golden Hill School 1917

Golden Hill School ca 1912

Golden Hill School ca 1912

John Ellis Basham Family Circa 1897

John Ellis Basham Family Circa 1897

Basham Family Reunion 1927

Basham Family Reunion 1927

Timeline

1947 - In the year that Gerald Wayne Basham was born, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

1957 - Gerald was merely 10 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1966 - At the age of 19 years old, Gerald was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1978 - Gerald was 31 years old when 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.

1997 - At the age of 50 years old, Gerald was alive when on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Gerald Wayne Basham passed away on August 6, 2008 at 61 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central Section CWA Row B Site 015, Radcliff, Ky. He was born on May 18, 1947. We are unaware of information about Gerald's family or relationships. We know that Gerald Wayne Basham had been residing in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

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