John D Degroot (1903 - 1992)

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John D Degroot
1903 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
John D Degroot was born on March 24, 1903. He died on August 3, 1992 at 89 years old. We know that John D Degroot had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98203.


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John D Degroot died on August 3, 1992 at 89 years old. He was born on March 24, 1903. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John D Degroot had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98203.
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In 1903, in the year that John D Degroot was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1930, at the age of 27 years old, John was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1949, when he was 46 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1957, John was 54 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1992, in the year of John D Degroot's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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New York, United States
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John H DeGroot
Born: around 1915
California, United States
John H DeGroot
Born: around 1915
California, United States
John W DeGroot
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
John A DeGroot
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
John R DeGroot
Born: around 1924
Iowa, United States
John DeGroot
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
John J DeGroot
Born: around 1923
Michigan, United States
John W DeGroot
Born: around 1914
Illinois, United States
John H DeGroot
Born: around 1916
Wisconsin, United States
John J DeGroot
Born: around 1919
Wisconsin, United States
John DeGroot
Born: around 1919
Michigan, United States
John W DeGroot
Born: around 1915
United States
John H DeGroot
Born: around 1921
United States
John P DeGroot
Born: around 1917
Pennsylvania, United States
John Jr DeGroot
Born: around 1915
New York, United States
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Died: 1970
Ballarat, Australia
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Melb Nth, Australia

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June C Degroot
Jun 11, 1935 - Sep 8, 2003
Salem, OR
Mildred L Degroot
Jun 8, 1928 - Sep 9, 2010
Seattle, WA
Ella Degroot
Sep 21, 1896 - March 1989
Hillsboro, OR
Christophe A Degroot
Jun 23, 1986 - May 19, 2006
Albany, OR
John Degroot
Dec 18, 1910 - November 1985
Portland, Oregon
Phyllis L Degroot
Jun 9, 1946 - Aug 2, 2007
Portland, OR
Asa Degroot
Feb 25, 1918 - Nov 30, 2000
Idleyld Park, OR
Arie Degroot
May 8, 1916 - February 1986
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Hazel Degroot
Oct 19, 1901 - Feb 9, 1999
Bend, OR
Maria Degroot
Mar 22, 1918 - March 1986
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Henry Degroot
Apr 19, 1897 - June 1967
San Francisco, California
John Degroot
Dec 15, 1893 - March 1982
Duarte, California
Dana E Degroot
Jul 20, 1966 - Mar 4, 2000
Lilly Degroot
Sep 8, 1908 - Aug 10, 1995
Novato, CA
Bernard W Degroot
Oct 31, 1916 - Feb 21, 2009
Max Degroot
Jun 17, 1946 - Aug 27, 1991
Santee, CA
Gerald Lee Degroot
Dec 10, 1946 - Apr 8, 2008
Ripon, California
Francina Degroot
Sep 13, 1900 - March 1982
Pico Rivera, California
Francis Degroot
May 1, 1906 - May 1966
San Lorenzo, California
John Degroot
Mar 9, 1894 - June 1983
Union City, California

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Ted R Kirkpatrick
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Arthur H Nicholson
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Toledo, OR
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Toledo, OR
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Edward Richards
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