Gertie Watson (1921 - 2008)

Gertie Watson
1921 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Gertie Watson was born on April 27, 1921. She died on March 29, 2008 at 86 years of age. We know that Gertie Watson had been residing in McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma 74501.
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Gertie Watson passed away on March 29, 2008 at 86 years of age. She was born on April 27, 1921. There is no information about Gertie's family or relationships. We know that Gertie Watson had been residing in McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma 74501.
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In 1921, in the year that Gertie Watson was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1936, Gertie was just 15 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1963, she was 42 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1980, Gertie was 59 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1994, when she was 73 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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