James E Gegenheimer (1920 - 1990)

James E Gegenheimer
1920 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
James E Gegenheimer was born on July 20, 1920 at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born to Frederick Gegenheimer and Isabella Mahoney. He married Gloria Mae Landry. James died in September 1990 in Patterson, Louisiana at 70 years old. We know that James E Gegenheimer had been residing in United States.


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James Gegenheimer was born on at New Orleans, in New Orleans, Orleans Parish County, Louisiana United States


James Gegenheimer died in in Patterson, St Mary Parish County, Louisiana United States 70392

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in Patterson, St Mary Parish County, Louisiana United States 70392



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Military serial#: 14096114
Enlisted: March 24, 1942
Military branch: Air Corps
Rank: Private, Army Of The United States - Includes The Following: Voluntary Enlistments Effective December 8, 1941 And Thereafter; One Year Enlistments Of National Guardsman Whose State Enlistment Expires While In The Federal Service; Officers Appointed In The Army Of The United States Under Army Regulations 605-10
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

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James E Gegenheimer died in September 1990 in Patterson, Louisiana at 70 years of age. He was buried in Patterson, Louisiana. He was born on July 20, 1920 at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born to Frederick Gegenheimer and Isabella Mahoney. James married Gloria Mae Landry. We know that James E Gegenheimer had been residing in United States.
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In 1920, in the year that James E Gegenheimer was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1931, James was merely 11 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, James was 23 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1988, he was 68 years old when 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.

In 1990, in the year of James E Gegenheimer's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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