Gertrude Peterson (1969 - 1991)

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Gertrude Peterson
1969 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Peterson was born on December 31, 1969. She died on June 2, 1991 at 21 years old.


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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section A-5 Site 814, 7601 34th Avenue, South, in Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450



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Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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Gertrude Peterson passed away on June 2, 1991 at 21 years old. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section A-5 Site 814, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on December 31, 1969. There is no information about Gertrude's surviving family.
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In 1969, in the year that Gertrude Peterson was born, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1972, by the time she was only 3 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1976, when she was just 7 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1984, she was merely 15 years old when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1991, in the year of Gertrude Peterson'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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Aug 4, 1941 - Mar 20, 1960
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Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 19, 1964
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Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 22, 1959
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Jan 1, 1932 - Jun 16, 1989
S Carlyle Peterson
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Sena Peterson
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 5, 1957
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Apr 14, 1918 - Dec 9, 1967
Robert Berger Peterson
Dec 16, 1923 - Dec 3, 1971

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