Gertha Baczuk (1907 - 1982)

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Gertha Baczuk
1907 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Gertha Baczuk was born on March 13, 1907. She died in December 1982 at 75 years of age. We know that Gertha Baczuk had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.


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Gertha Baczuk passed away in December 1982 at 75 years old. She was born on March 13, 1907. We have no information about Gertha's immediate family. We know that Gertha Baczuk had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.
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In 1907, in the year that Gertha Baczuk was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1918, by the time she was just 11 years old, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1935, she was 28 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1976, Gertha was 69 years old when 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."

In 1982, in the year of Gertha Baczuk's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Mary Baczuk
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Stephen Paul Baczuk
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