Gertrude Rash (1905 - 1977)

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Les W Rash Jr

Les W Rash Jr

Kimmie Rash-Walden

Kimmie Rash-Walden

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Phyllis L. (Devasier) Rash

Phyllis L. (Devasier) Rash

Martha E Rash

Martha E Rash

Our Home In Saskatchewan

Our Home In Saskatchewan

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Rash Brothers

Rash Brothers

Daniel Lloyd Rash and Friend

Daniel Lloyd Rash and Friend

William Preston Rash Jr.

William Preston Rash Jr.

Nancy (Solberg) Rash, Kansas

Nancy (Solberg) Rash, Kansas

William Preston Rash Sr., Missouri

William Preston Rash Sr., Missouri

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Joseph Rash Les W Rash Jr Kimmie Rash-Walden Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

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1905 - In the year that Gertrude Rash was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

1944 - Gertrude was 39 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1949 - Gertrude was 44 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1969 - At the age of 64 years old, Gertrude was alive when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1977 - In the year of Gertrude Rash's passing, 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.

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Gertrude Rash passed away in September 1977 at 72 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Gertrude. She was born on June 20, 1905. There is no information about Gertrude's family. We know that Gertrude Rash had been residing in Maryland.

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