Gertrude Bendixen (1908 - 1985)

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Gertrude Bendixen
1908 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Bendixen was born on June 11, 1908. She died in March 1985 at 76 years old. We know that Gertrude Bendixen had been residing in Revere, Redwood County, Minnesota 56166.

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Gertrude Bendixen died in March 1985 at 76 years old. She was born on June 11, 1908. We are unaware of information about Gertrude's family or relationships. We know that Gertrude Bendixen had been residing in Revere, Redwood County, Minnesota 56166.
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In 1908, in the year that Gertrude Bendixen was born, a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1931, she was 23 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1941, she was 33 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1977, Gertrude was 69 years old 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 1985, in the year of Gertrude Bendixen's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Sep 3, 1890 - September 1974
Atlantic, Iowa
Rose A Bendixen
Oct 10, 1910 - Nov 30, 2004
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Margaret J Bendixen
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Deliliah Bendixen
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West Des Moines, Iowa
Leonard R Bendixen
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Rickey L Bendixen
Jun 29, 1945 - Mar 8, 2010
Springfield, MO
Catharine Bendixen
May 9, 1895 - September 1968
Davenport, Iowa
Frederick C Bendixen
Oct 6, 1893 - Feb 26, 1988
San Jose, CA
Lance v Bendixen
Mar 21, 1949 - Mar 7, 2011
Des Moines, IA
K M Bendixen
Nov 16, 1970 - Sep 15, 1991
Terry L Bendixen
Sep 16, 1940 - Sep 17, 2010
Des Moines, IA
Jimmy L Bendixen
Aug 5, 1936 - Jun 13, 2009
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