Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck

(1897 - 1966)

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Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck
1897 - 1966
Born
February 10, 1897
Death
May 16, 1966
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Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck, mother to 2 children, was born on February 10, 1897. She was born into the Simmons family and married into the Van Kleeck family. She was born to John N. Simmons and Cora G. (Wolven) Simmons. Gladys married Everett Van Kleeck in 1919 and Everett died on May 5, 1958. They gave birth to Everett John Van Kleeck and Warren S. Van Kleeck. She died on May 16, 1966 at 69 years of age.
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Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Ulster County, New York USA
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1861 - Unknown
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Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck & Everett Van Kleeck

1919 - May 5, 1958
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Mar 9, 1898 - May 5, 1958

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Sep 23, 1922 - Nov 10, 1923
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Oct 30, 1925 - Jan 9, 2009

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Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck, mother to 2 children, passed away on May 16, 1966 at age 69. She was buried in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, New York USA. She was born on February 10, 1897. She was born to John N. Simmons and Cora G. (Wolven) Simmons. Gladys married Everett Van Kleeck in 1919 and Everett died on May 5, 1958. They gave birth to Everett John Van Kleeck and Warren S. Van Kleeck.

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In 1897, in the year that Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1908, Gladys was merely 11 years old when a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1912, when she was only 15 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1935, Gladys was 38 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1966, in the year of Gladys (Simmons) Van Kleeck's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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