John D Gillespie (1955 - 2006)

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John D Gillespie
1955 - 2006
updated February 06, 2019
John D Gillespie was born on September 29, 1955. He died on January 10, 2006 at 50 years of age.


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Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery Section 12 Site 663, 553 Highway 165, in Ft Mitchell, Alabama 36856



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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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John D Gillespie died on January 10, 2006 at 50 years old. He was buried in Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery Section 12 Site 663, Ft Mitchell, Alabama. He was born on September 29, 1955. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family.
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In 1955, in the year that John D Gillespie was born, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1965, he was only 10 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1977, at the age of 22 years old, John was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1986, by the time he was 31 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1994, when he was 39 years old, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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John William Gillespie
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John Valentine Gillespie
around 1914 - Jan 13, 1941
John Tomlinson Gillespie
around 1895 - Jul 1, 1916
John Ronald Gillespie
around 1924 - Oct 7, 1944
John Harry Gillespie
around 1885 - Aug 29, 1916
John Harrison Gillespie
around 1924 - Oct 7, 1944
John G. Gillespie
Died: Aug 25, 1916
John Edwin Gillespie
around 1896 - Mar 23, 1918
John D. Gillespie
Died: Nov 24, 1917
John Brough Gillespie
around 1919 - Jul 27, 1943
John Anthony Gillespie
May 31, 1925 - Aug 5, 1944
John Allan Gillespie
around 1891 - Feb 12, 1917
John Alexander Gillespie
around 1916 - Oct 18, 1941
John A. Gillespie
around 1886 - Jul 29, 1917
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around 1907 - May 26, 1941
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around 1874 - Feb 21, 1918
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around 1887 - Jun 3, 1943
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around 1916 - Feb 7, 1944
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around 1910 - May 20, 1941

Other Gillespies

Charles Reynolds Gillespie Jr
Mar 22, 1926 - Jan 6, 2006
Lloyd E Gillespie
Apr 17, 1923 - Nov 3, 2005
Dale A Gillespie
Sep 21, 1929 - Dec 27, 2005
Margaret F Gillespie
Dec 4, 1914 - Feb 19, 2006
Knoxville, TN
Linda N Gillespie
Nov 14, 1950 - Mar 15, 2006
Edna Ruth Gillespie
Oct 28, 1928 - Apr 28, 2006

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Johnie B Wilkerson
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