Irene Gittleman (1916 - 1996)

A photo of Irene Gittleman
Irene Gittleman
1916 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Irene Gittleman was born on November 28, 1916. She died on July 5, 1996 at 79 years old. We know that Irene Gittleman had been residing in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California 91411.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Irene Gittleman Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Irene Gittleman, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Gittleman family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Irene Gittleman

First name

Irene

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Irene Gittleman was born on

Death

Irene Gittleman died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Irene.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Irene Gittleman?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Irene's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Irene a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California 91411

Education

Did Irene finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Irene attend?

Professions

Share what Irene did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Irene's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Irene serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Irene Gittleman Family Tree

Irene's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Gittleman family tree.

Irene's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Irene Gittleman
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Irene's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Irene during various points of her life.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Irene

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

Irene Gittleman Obituary

This obit of Irene Gittleman is maintained by Irene's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Irene Gittleman died on July 5, 1996 at age 79. She was born on November 28, 1916. We are unaware of information about Irene's surviving family. We know that Irene Gittleman had been residing in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California 91411.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Irene Gittleman

1916 - 1996 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Irene's lifetime

In 1916, in the year that Irene Gittleman was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1954, she was 38 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1967, Irene was 51 years old when 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 1977, Irene was 61 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1996, in the year of Irene Gittleman's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

Other Biographies

Other Gittlemans

Bessie Gittleman
Jan 4, 1908 - Jul 14, 1997
Southfield, MI
Jean Gittleman
Oct 22, 1905 - January 1984
Southfield, Michigan
Gertrude Gittleman
Feb 2, 1889 - February 1963
Michigan
Edwin A Gittleman
Nov 2, 1925 - Nov 4, 2010
West Bloomfield, MI
Stanford B Gittleman
Sep 16, 1927 - Sep 21, 2002
West Bloomfield, MI
Adell Gittleman
Nov 28, 1929 - Dec 31, 2004
West Bloomfield, MI
Irving Gittleman
Aug 14, 1904 - Aug 13, 1991
Henrietta Gittleman
Aug 11, 1894 - March 1981
Detroit, Michigan
Ann Gittleman
Dec 29, 1921 - May 1973
Albert Gittleman
Apr 19, 1879 - June 1972
Michigan
Louis Gittleman
Oct 25, 1887 - September 1974
Miami Beach, Florida
Rose Gittleman
Mar 23, 1906 - Jul 15, 1990
Eva Gittleman
Dec 1, 1892 - April 1974
Southfield, Michigan
Gertrude M Gittleman
May 3, 1919 - Apr 7, 2011
Carlsbad, California
Roland Gittleman
Apr 18, 1921 - March 1977
Milton M Gittleman
Oct 16, 1918 - Sep 14, 2007
Latrobe, PA
Jack Gittleman
Aug 8, 1902 - Jan 26, 1994
Southfield, MI
Herman Gittleman
Jan 1, 1903 - October 1978
Southfield, Michigan
Benjamin Gittleman
Aug 5, 1915 - May 1976
Pompano Beach, Florida
Ella Gittleman
Dec 15, 1892 - Aug 24, 1989
Southfield, MI

Other Bios

George Lesch
Feb 9, 1910 - May 8, 2000
Lexington, KY
Ruby L Kelly
Jun 23, 1916 - Jan 8, 1993
Albuquerque, NM
Reda Newton
Nov 16, 1916 - August 1985
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
Nell M Nacy
Sep 7, 1910 - Nov 17, 2002
Tucson, AZ
Virginia Prime
Nov 8, 1905 - Jan 23, 1999
Franklin, MI
Roy Smith
Apr 26, 1891 - August 1962
South Carolina
Mabel Wilkinson
Apr 2, 1900 - May 1986
Dearborn, Michigan
Maurice Palmer
Jun 9, 1902 - December 1969
Macomb, Michigan
John Rundberg
Oct 10, 1894 - September 1986
Orlando, Florida
Estell Wilson
Nov 27, 1909 - May 1985
Mount Clemens, Michigan
Anne M Cowles
Jun 1, 1913 - Jun 30, 2004
Detroit, MI
Norman F Pritzel
May 18, 1911 - Dec 19, 1999
Mason, MI
Ida Brabant
Jun 17, 1912 - September 1983
Detroit, Michigan
Veronica A Samp
May 22, 1914 - Jan 16, 1989
Detroit, MI
Ella Koroch
Oct 25, 1914 - Dec 4, 2000
Muncie, IN
W Kirn
Aug 15, 1908 - December 1981
La Jolla, California
Bessie L Higbie
Dec 12, 1905 - Aug 16, 1995
Royal Oak, MI
Pearl C Burke
Dec 3, 1916 - Jun 9, 2002
Clinton Township, MI
Andrew Brodersen
Jul 13, 1887 - December 1977
Miami, Florida
Dorothy M Jones
Mar 10, 1917 - Apr 14, 1998
Allentown, PA
Success Stories from Biographies like Irene Gittleman
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.