Gladys Fink (1917 - 1986)

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Gladys Fink
1917 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Gladys Fink was born on July 21, 1917. She died in July 1986 at 68 years of age. We know that Gladys Fink had been residing in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53142.

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Gladys Fink died in July 1986 at age 68. She was born on July 21, 1917. We have no information about Gladys's family. We know that Gladys Fink had been residing in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53142.
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In 1917, in the year that Gladys Fink was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1929, by the time she was just 12 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1936, at the age of 19 years old, Gladys was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1962, when she was 45 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1986, in the year of Gladys Fink's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Jan 4, 1909 - Oct 25, 1990
Evelyn P Fink
Feb 23, 1914 - Feb 13, 1991
Ellis E Fink
Mar 19, 1907 - Oct 7, 1994
Brooklyn, WI
Alvin Fink
Apr 19, 1897 - August 1967
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Harvey Fink
May 18, 1898 - January 1963
Wisconsin
Orlo Fink
Sep 2, 1904 - August 1978
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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Mar 31, 1908 - June 1985
Florida
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Jan 26, 1904 - January 1971
Sparta, Wisconsin
Benjiman Fink
May 30, 1904 - August 1967
San Diego, California
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Oct 12, 1910 - Jul 11, 1994
Eagle River, WI
Anita M Fink
Jul 24, 1912 - Dec 25, 2006
Waverly, IA
Donald E Fink
Oct 10, 1921 - Feb 20, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
Fred W Fink
Feb 9, 1910 - Aug 11, 1991
Virginia J Fink
Apr 3, 1915 - Mar 12, 2004
Watertown, WI
Meta Fink
Nov 27, 1883 - May 1978
Watertown, Wisconsin
Erna E Fink
Oct 16, 1906 - January 1994
Kaukauna, WI
Winnie Fink Sr
Nov 19, 1891 - June 1973
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Robert Fink
Jul 9, 1921 - March 1982

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Ludwig Klancewicz
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Herbert Kleeb
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Hugo Klees
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Edward Kleist
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