Gertrude Dolly Kelley

(1914 - 1985)

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Gertrude Dolly Kelley
1914 - 1985
Born
June 21, 1914
Death
October 15, 1985
Last Known Residence
Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota 57701
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Gertrude Dolly Kelley was born on June 21, 1914. She died on October 15, 1985 at 71 years old. We know that Gertrude Dolly Kelley had been residing in Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota 57701.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota 57701
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Black Hills National Cemetery Section F Site 1812 20901 Pleasant Valley Drive, in Sturgis, South Dakota 57785
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Gertrude Dolly Kelley passed away on October 15, 1985 at 71 years of age. She was buried in Black Hills National Cemetery Section F Site 1812, Sturgis, South Dakota. She was born on June 21, 1914. There is no information about Gertrude's immediate family. We know that Gertrude Dolly Kelley had been residing in Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota 57701.

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In 1914, in the year that Gertrude Dolly Kelley was born, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1926, by the time she was only 12 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, at the age of 21 years old, Gertrude was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1955, Gertrude was 41 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1985, in the year of Gertrude Dolly Kelley'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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