Geraldine Young (1923 - 1976)

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Geraldine Young
1923 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Geraldine Young was born on March 12, 1923. She died in September 1976 at age 53.


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Geraldine Young died in September 1976 at 53 years old. She was born on March 12, 1923. We have no information about Geraldine's family.
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In 1923, in the year that Geraldine Young was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1934, by the time she was merely 11 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1942, at the age of 19 years old, Geraldine was alive when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1955, she was 32 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1976, in the year of Geraldine Young's passing, 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."

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Jul 16, 1919 - Mar 30, 1988
Honolulu, HI
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May 31, 1952 - Nov 17, 2004
Washington, District of Columbia
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Jan 23, 1933 - April 1981
Washington, District of Columbia
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Oct 31, 1938 - Jan 3, 1993
Honolulu, HI
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Jan 30, 1924 - Sep 9, 2002
Palm Desert, CA
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Nov 20, 1893 - October 1982
Huntington Beach, California
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Jan 29, 1934 - Mar 8, 2007
Waipahu, HI
Geraldine D Young
May 7, 1910 - Aug 13, 2006
Beaverton, OR
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Aug 21, 1939 - Jun 15, 1994

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Regina Young
Jan 31, 1924 - April 1978
Helen Young
Oct 13, 1896 - August 1982
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James Young
Apr 21, 1928 - May 1982
Niagara Falls, NY
Shani Young
Feb 13, 1926 - May 10, 2007
Decatur, GA
Elizabeth M Young
Jun 6, 1924 - May 10, 2011
Fillmore, NY
Lovina Young
Jun 26, 1895 - May 1986
Tonawanda, NY
Cecelia v Young
Jul 29, 1911 - Oct 19, 1996
Frieda Young
Sep 30, 1907 - Aug 12, 1999
Buffalo, NY
Margaret Young
Sep 23, 1906 - November 1978
Buffalo, NY
Thomas H Young
Jan 11, 1916 - Feb 22, 1981
Bronx, NY
Rebecca Young
Jan 8, 1904 - Feb 7, 1995
Brooklyn, NY
Estelle Young
Aug 15, 1927 - February 1975
Rochester, NY
Maureen Young
Jun 28, 1927 - Jul 9, 1995
Newport News, VA
William Young
Jan 7, 1887 - March 1966
Rockaway Park, NY
William Young
Mar 11, 1919 - July 1986
East Syracuse, NY
Ruth Young
Jan 12, 1898 - December 1966
Auburn, NY
Donald C Young
Jan 18, 1925 - Jul 6, 1999
Truxton, NY
Florence Young
Jul 23, 1911 - November 1985
Liverpool, NY
Mildred E Young
Sep 17, 1893 - Jun 8, 1988
Jamesville, NY
Marie Young
Dec 20, 1894 - October 1977
Saint Petersburg, FL

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Stella C Zygmont
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Anne A Colpoys
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Mary Hale
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Celia Taylor
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Cecelia T Phillips
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Anna Horstkotter
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Irene Balbo
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Jeanette S Grafuis
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Eva M Dickerson
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Pearl F Edmiston
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Betty Russell
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