Gifford Rustemeyer (1911 - 1979)

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Gifford Rustemeyer
1911 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Gifford Rustemeyer was born on May 14, 1911. Gifford died in October 1979 at age 68. We know that Gifford Rustemeyer had been residing in O'Neill, Holt County, Nebraska 68763.

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Gifford Rustemeyer passed away in October 1979 at age 68. Gifford was born on May 14, 1911. There is no information about Gifford's surviving family. We know that Gifford Rustemeyer had been residing in O'Neill, Holt County, Nebraska 68763.
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In 1911, in the year that Gifford Rustemeyer was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1923, by the time this person was just 12 years old, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1935, at the age of 24 years old, Gifford was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1964, at the age of 53 years old, Gifford was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1979, in the year of Gifford Rustemeyer's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Daniel E Rustemeyer
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Apr 1, 1891 - April 1976
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May 10, 1883 - November 1983
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Feb 25, 1895 - September 1966
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Walter Rustemeyer
Jan 5, 1891 - August 1979
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John Rustemeyer
Mar 6, 1896 - July 1972
Newport Beach, California
Rudolph Rustemeyer
Feb 22, 1895 - May 1973
Eureka, California
Mabel Rustemeyer
Feb 5, 1890 - October 1981
Eureka, California
James Rustemeyer
Mar 9, 1924 - Nov 3, 1995
Eureka, CA
Elizabeth Rustemeyer
Dec 28, 1896 - March 1985
California
Mary Rustemeyer
Jan 9, 1903 - August 1968
Long Beach, California
Pat Rustemeyer
Oct 12, 1937 - Dec 15, 1993
Louise Rustemeyer
Jan 13, 1912 - Jun 16, 1996
Medford, OR
Hubert Rustemeyer
Feb 20, 1902 - May 1956
William G Rustemeyer
Aug 19, 1940 - Oct 21, 1992
Max Rustemeyer
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 27, 1952

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