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Gustavus A Peterson (1879 - 1968)

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Gustavus A Peterson
1879 - 1968
Born
November 7, 1879
Death
May 1968
Last Known Residence
Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma 73942
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Gustavus A Peterson of Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma was born on November 7, 1879, and died at age 88 years old in May 1968.
Updated: January 23, 2013

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Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma 73942
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Gustavus Peterson passed away at age 88 years old in May 1968. Gustavus A Peterson of Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma was born on November 7, 1879.

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Gustavus A Peterson lived 14 years longer than the average Peterson family member when they died at the age of 88.
The average age of a Peterson family member is 74.
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In 1879, in the year that Gustavus A Peterson was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1895, when this person was 16 years old, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1905, by the time this person was 26 years old, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1946, by the time this person was 67 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1968, in the year of Gustavus A Peterson's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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