Gertrude Louise Kelley

(1929 - 1991)

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Gertrude Louise Kelley
1929 - 1991
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November 10, 1929
Death
July 20, 1991
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Gertrude Louise Kelley was born on November 10, 1929. She died on July 20, 1991 at 61 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Golden Gate National Cemetery Section L Site 7997-H 1300 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California 94066
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1C
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea
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Gertrude Louise Kelley passed away on July 20, 1991 at 61 years old. She was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section L Site 7997-H, San Bruno, California. She was born on November 10, 1929. We have no information about Gertrude's immediate family.

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In 1929, in the year that Gertrude Louise Kelley was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1938, at the age of merely 9 years old, Gertrude was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1947, Gertrude was 18 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1957, Gertrude was 28 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1991, in the year of Gertrude Louise Kelley's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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