Goodwin Andersen (1904 - 1989)

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Staten Island, Richmond County, New York

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Hans Jacob Andersen

Hans Jacob Andersen

Janet Andersen

Janet Andersen

Blanche W Schultz

Blanche W Schultz

Jens S. Andersen

Jens S. Andersen

Arthur Andersen & Tekla, Wisconsin

Arthur Andersen & Tekla, Wisconsin

McCawley Children, 1936

McCawley Children, 1936

Christine Christiansen Andersen

Christine Christiansen Andersen

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

John Andersen and Mable Searles wedding day

John Andersen and Mable Searles wedding day

Anna Maria Andersen

Anna Maria Andersen

Roy R Searles

Roy R Searles

Hilmar Ronning and his chello

Hilmar Ronning and his chello

Grandpa, Great Uncle Hilmar Ronning Andersen

Grandpa, Great Uncle Hilmar Ronning Andersen

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Mabel Andersen Hans Jacob Andersen Janet Andersen Blanche W Schultz

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1904 - In the year that Goodwin Andersen was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

1926 - When he was 22 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1966 - By the time he was 62 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1986 - At the age of 82 years old, Goodwin was alive when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

1989 - In the year of Goodwin Andersen's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Goodwin Andersen died on March 5, 1989 at 85 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on January 4, 1904. We are unaware of information about Goodwin's family or relationships. We know that Goodwin Andersen had been residing in Staten Island, Richmond County, New York.

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