J L Gardner (1912 - 1988)

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J L Gardner
1912 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
J L Gardner was born on December 29, 1912. J died on December 18, 1988 at 75 years old. We know that J L Gardner had been residing in Westminster, Orange County, California 92683.


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Riverside National Cemetery Section C Site 715, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside, California 92518



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Westminster, Orange County, California 92683


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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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J L Gardner passed away on December 18, 1988 at age 75. J was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section C Site 715, Riverside, California. J was born on December 29, 1912. We have no information about J's family or relationships. We know that J L Gardner had been residing in Westminster, Orange County, California 92683.
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1912 - 1988 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that J L Gardner was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1921, at the age of only 9 years old, J was alive when 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 1952, J was 40 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1962, J was 50 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1988, in the year of J L Gardner's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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J H N Gardner
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J H Gardner
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J H Gardner
Died: Sep 16, 1916
J H Gardner
Died: Apr 10, 1917
J H Gardner
Died: Oct 12, 1916
J G Gardner
Died: Jun 10, 1944
J F Gardner
around 1899 - Jun 2, 1918
J F Gardner
around 1896 - Mar 14, 1915
J F Gardner
around 1895 - Jul 31, 1920
J E Gardner
Died: Jul 14, 1916
J E Gardner
Died: Sep 16, 1917
J A Gardner
Died: Jun 20, 1918
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Apr 28, 1909 - Mar 5, 1995
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Mar 16, 1907 - June 1983
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Romie Gardner
Jun 25, 1899 - December 1962
Willie Gardner
Apr 9, 1906 - September 1976
Tyler, Texas
Leodis Gardner
Jul 17, 1905 - October 1981
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Paul Gardner
Aug 1, 1911 - March 1970
Pittsburg, California
Lasalle Gardner
Dec 20, 1900 - September 1972
Los Angeles, California
George J Gardner
Apr 11, 1958 - Aug 11, 1999
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Thomas Gardner
Feb 29, 1884 - January 1972
Newcastle, Texas
Herman Gardner
Aug 5, 1914 - September 1981
Abilene, Texas
Roy M Gardner
May 11, 1904 - Nov 20, 1995
Mesquite, TX
Steve E Gardner
Aug 31, 1919 - Sep 14, 2005
Tolar, TX
Anna M Gardner
Nov 4, 1915 - Jun 24, 2001
Abilene, TX
Willie A Gardner
Jul 30, 1909 - Mar 28, 1988
Fort Worth, TX
William Gardner
Dec 9, 1906 - December 1974
Fort Worth, Texas
Leroy Gardner
Jun 23, 1918 - Apr 15, 2011
Garland, California
Wade Gardner
Aug 9, 1910 - September 1980
Richmond, Texas
Howard T Gardner
Mar 2, 1909 - Jul 20, 1995
Carrizo Springs, TX
Beullah E Gardner
Sep 20, 1917 - February 1992
Harlingen, TX

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