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Geraldine H Gowan (1925 - 2001)

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Geraldine H Gowan
1925 - 2001
Born
December 18, 1925
Death
March 4, 2001
Last Known Residence
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02780
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Geraldine H Gowan of Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts was born on December 18, 1925, and died at age 75 years old on March 4, 2001.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 6313823

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Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02780
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Geraldine Gowan passed away at age 75 years old on March 4, 2001. Geraldine H Gowan of Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts was born on December 18, 1925.

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Geraldine H Gowan lived 3 years longer than the average Gowan family member when she died at the age of 75.
The average age of a Gowan family member is 72.
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In 1925, in the year that Geraldine H Gowan was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1943, at the age of 18 years old, Geraldine was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1966, Geraldine was 41 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1977, at the age of 52 years old, Geraldine was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1993, she was 68 years old when on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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