Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson (1914 - 2007)

Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson
1914 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson was born on May 6, 1914. She died on November 9, 2007 at age 93. We know that Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44106.


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Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson passed away on November 9, 2007 at age 93. She was born on May 6, 1914. There is no information about Gwendolyn's immediate family. We know that Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44106.
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In 1914, in the year that Gwendolyn Williams Stephenson was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1927, at the age of only 13 years old, Gwendolyn was alive when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1944, she was 30 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1971, Gwendolyn was 57 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1988, by the time she was 74 years old, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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