Gladys M Compton (1913 - 2008)

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Gladys M Compton
1913 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Gladys M Compton was born on October 6, 1913. She died on June 25, 2008 at 94 years old. We know that Gladys M Compton had been residing in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17550.


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Gladys M Compton passed away on June 25, 2008 at 94 years old. She was born on October 6, 1913. We are unaware of information about Gladys's immediate family. We know that Gladys M Compton had been residing in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 17550.
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In 1913, in the year that Gladys M Compton was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1931, at the age of 18 years old, Gladys was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1949, Gladys was 36 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1955, Gladys was 42 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1969, at the age of 56 years old, Gladys was alive when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Gladys I Compton
Aug 8, 1903 - Feb 11, 1994
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Gladys A Compton
Jun 6, 1903 - Feb 18, 1999
Daytona Beach, FL
Gladys M Compton
Sep 22, 1925 - Jan 28, 2003
El Cajon, CA
Gladys v Compton
Mar 20, 1905 - Jan 13, 1993
Laytonville, CA
Gladys F Compton
Jun 29, 1902 - Apr 10, 2003
Cupertino, CA
Gladys W Compton
Mar 16, 1922 - Nov 13, 1995
Rio Linda, CA
Gladys Compton
Feb 24, 1917 - July 1982
Redding, California
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Aug 6, 1904 - May 10, 2000
Olympia, WA
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Mar 4, 1911 - November 1983
Reno, Nevada
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Jan 30, 1925 - Jun 8, 2006
Long Beach, CA
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Jun 14, 1902 - September 1983
Parsons, Kansas
Gladys F Compton
Mar 29, 1899 - Sep 1, 1992
Fairbury, NE
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Apr 23, 1919 - May 7, 1992
Seattle, WA
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Jul 4, 1904 - March 1986
Omaha, Nebraska
Gladys Compton
Jul 23, 1901 - August 1977
Omaha, Nebraska
Gladys P Compton
Feb 23, 1911 - May 1, 1998
Potosi, MO

Other Comptons

Katherine J Compton
Dec 13, 1922 - May 5, 2001
Concord, NH
Charlene Compton
Jun 6, 1946 - Apr 2, 1996
Brooklyn, NY
Minnie Compton
Sep 28, 1880 - February 1976
Carmel, NY
Anna Compton
Dec 29, 1919 - November 1970
George Compton
Mar 22, 1891 - October 1968
Horseheads, NY
James Compton
Aug 30, 1937 - May 1978
Andrew Compton
Nov 25, 1889 - October 1986
Binghamton, NY
Ida Compton
May 3, 1890 - September 1973
Binghamton, NY
John Compton
Mar 4, 1881 - January 1975
Rochester, NY
Philo Compton
Dec 26, 1900 - May 1971
Rochester, NY
Oren Compton
Apr 3, 1919 - March 1983
Oneonta, NY
Jay Compton
Nov 28, 1902 - June 1965
Florence B Compton
Jan 31, 1926 - May 14, 2010
Medina, NY
Horace Compton
Oct 30, 1893 - April 1972
Schenectady, NY
Madison Compton
Aug 16, 1891 - May 1966
Bartow, FL
Katherine Compton
May 30, 1919 - Mar 31, 2008
Eatontown, NJ
Eva Compton
Oct 1, 1906 - August 1986
Alice T Compton
Dec 14, 1939 - Mar 8, 2005
Bradenton, FL
Hilda Compton
Apr 2, 1918 - July 1972
Beaumont, TX
Anna Compton
Aug 20, 1891 - May 1980
Darien, CT

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Russellville, KY
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John Lynch
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Buffalo, NY
Emma Rahn
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