Gilbert C Smythe (1917 - 2010)

Gilbert C Smythe
1917 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Gilbert C Smythe was born on December 31, 1917. He died on March 22, 2010 at 92 years old. We know that Gilbert C Smythe had been residing in Philippi, Barbour County, West Virginia 26416.

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Gilbert C Smythe passed away on March 22, 2010 at 92 years of age. He was born on December 31, 1917. We have no information about Gilbert's family or relationships. We know that Gilbert C Smythe had been residing in Philippi, Barbour County, West Virginia 26416.
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In 1917, in the year that Gilbert C Smythe was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1935, at the age of 18 years old, Gilbert 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 1965, by the time he was 48 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1973, by the time he was 56 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1982, at the age of 65 years old, Gilbert was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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