Gordon J Andersen (born 1921)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Gordon J Andersen’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Gordon so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Gordon’s biography.

Gordon J Andersen Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Gordon J Andersen and his immediate Andersen family. Add to Gordon J Andersen's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

We don't have a death date or location. Is Gordon still alive? Add death date or mark Gordon as alive.

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Gordon.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Gordon J Andersen? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Salt Lake County, Utah

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

4 Years Of High School

Professions

Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen, Nec

Military Service

Military serial#: 39830506
Enlisted: September 1, 1942 in Salt Lake City Utah
Military branch: Branch Immaterial Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

Middle name

J

Surnames

Ethnicity

White, Citizen

Nationality

Unknown. Add Gordon's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Gordon a religious man? Add Gordon’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Gordon during various points of his life.

Timeline

Want to know what happened during Gordon J Andersen's life? Enter his date of birth or date of death and you can see a timeline of events during his lifetime.

In 1921, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1953, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1967, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1970, 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.

In 1986, 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.

Gordon J Andersen Family Tree

Who was Gordon’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Gordon’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Gordon's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Gordon J Andersen
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Gordon's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

We do not have a death date according to our records. This person may be alive. If this is not the case, edit this biography to contribute.

There is no known cause of death. Gordon J Andersen was born around 1921. We are unaware of information about Gordon's family or relationships. We know that Gordon J Andersen had been residing in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Memories

What do you remember about Gordon J Andersen? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Gordon is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Gordon J Andersen

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Sources