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Gertrude M Pepper (1920 - 1994)

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Gertrude M Pepper
1920 - 1994
Born
March 1, 1920
Death
November 1994
Last Known Residence
Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York 10583
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Gertrude M Pepper of Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York was born on March 1, 1920, and died at age 74 years old in November 1994.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 8968888

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Gertrude Pepper passed away at age 74 years old in November 1994. Gertrude M Pepper of Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York was born on March 1, 1920.

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Gertrude M Pepper lived 3 years longer than the average Pepper family member when she died at the age of 74.
The average age of a Pepper family member is 71.
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1920 - 1994 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that Gertrude M Pepper was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1948, Gertrude was 28 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1977, by the time she was 57 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1983, Gertrude was 63 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1994, in the year of Gertrude M Pepper's passing, 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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