Gilbert Cotton (1903 - 1979)

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Gilbert Cotton
1903 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Gilbert Cotton was born on March 26, 1903. He died in May 1979 at age 76. We know that Gilbert Cotton had been residing in Fairfax, Osage County, Oklahoma 74637.

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Gilbert Cotton passed away in May 1979 at age 76. He was born on March 26, 1903. We are unaware of information about Gilbert's family or relationships. We know that Gilbert Cotton had been residing in Fairfax, Osage County, Oklahoma 74637.
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In 1903, in the year that Gilbert Cotton was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1919, by the time he was 16 years old, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1936, when he was 33 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1952, at the age of 49 years old, Gilbert was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1979, in the year of Gilbert Cotton'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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Gilbert W Cotton
Born: around 1910
United States
Gilbert P Cotton
around 1846 - Feb 23, 1928
Gilbert H. Cotton
Born: around 1895
TX
Gilbert H. Cotton
Born: around 1895
TX
Gilbert Cotton
Feb 5, 1908 - May 1973
Oak City, North Carolina
Gilbert Cotton
Nov 14, 1891 - January 1974
Abilene, Texas
Gilbert Cotton
Mar 22, 1930 - Oct 10, 1998
Anderson, IN
Gilbert Cotton
Nov 5, 1874 - August 1965
Florida
Gilbert Cotton
Jun 6, 1903 - June 1979
Calypso, North Carolina
Gilbert O Cotton
Aug 23, 1909 - Apr 7, 1991
Gilbert G Cotton
Oct 18, 1921 - Aug 15, 1994
Glenmont, OH
Gilbert Cotton
Jan 28, 1896 - October 1969
Rockport, Indiana
Gilbert Norman Cotton
Apr 27, 1918 - Feb 9, 2011
Chagrin Falls, OH
Gilbert Cotton
May 24, 1885 - January 1966
Battle Creek, MI

Other Cottons

Oklah Cotton
Born: May 11, 1905
Waco Cotton
Apr 16, 1907 - Jan 7, 1991
David Madison Cotton
Jan 25, 1850 - Sep 18, 1929
Arminta Elizabeth Cotton
Born: Jul 11, 1881
Winifred Samath Cotton
Born: Jan 7, 1883
John Calvin Cotton
Born: Mar 30, 1885
Henry M. Cotton
Born: Dec 1, 1886
Mary Alsadine Cotton
Born: Dec 21, 1889
Cora M. Cotton
Born: Feb 4, 1891
Andrew Madison Cotton
Mar 1, 1893 - January 1973
Atwood, OK
Noah W. Cotton
Apr 7, 1895 - Sep 14, 1987
Charles Cotton
Feb 6, 1911 - Feb 8, 1997
Fillmore, CA

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Oklah Cotton
Born: May 11, 1905
Waco Cotton
Apr 16, 1907 - Jan 7, 1991
Emma (Pinky) Andrews Peterson
Born: May 17, 1877
David Madison Cotton
Jan 25, 1850 - Sep 18, 1929
Arminta Elizabeth Cotton
Born: Jul 11, 1881
Winifred Samath Cotton
Born: Jan 7, 1883
John Calvin Cotton
Born: Mar 30, 1885
Henry M. Cotton
Born: Dec 1, 1886
Mary Alsadine Cotton
Born: Dec 21, 1889
Cora M. Cotton
Born: Feb 4, 1891
Andrew Madison Cotton
Mar 1, 1893 - January 1973
Atwood, OK
Noah W. Cotton
Apr 7, 1895 - Sep 14, 1987
Joseph Henry "Joe" Gregory
Born: Oct 2, 1859
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