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Gilbert Freeman (1908 - 1970)

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Gilbert Freeman
1908 - 1970
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February 8, 1908
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October 1970
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14202
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Gilbert Freeman was born on February 8, 1908. He died in October 1970 at 62 years of age. We know that Gilbert Freeman had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14202.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Gilbert Freeman died in October 1970 at age 62. He was born on February 8, 1908. There is no information about Gilbert's family. We know that Gilbert Freeman had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14202.
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In 1908, in the year that Gilbert Freeman was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1932, Gilbert was 24 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1958, when he was 50 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1963, when he was 55 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1970, in the year of Gilbert Freeman's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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