John Gerra (1915 - 1989)

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John Gerra
1915 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
John Gerra was born on October 24, 1915. He died on December 12, 1989 at 74 years old.


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John Gerra died on December 12, 1989 at 74 years old. He was born on October 24, 1915. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships.
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In 1915, in the year that John Gerra was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1934, when he was 19 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1968, when he was 53 years old, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1974, he was 59 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1989, in the year of John Gerra's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Emmett Gerra
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Jenny Gerra
Feb 19, 1896 - June 1982
Lockport, Illinois
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Mar 28, 1895 - January 1982
Yorktown, Texas
Davi G Gerra
Jun 16, 1945 - Oct 23, 2009
Leander, TX
Joe Gerra
Dec 28, 1937 - August 1974
Michele Gerra
Born: around 1960
Kimberly (Patrick) Gerra
Born: around 1958
Jose Gerra
Born: around 1953
Raquel M. (Aviles) Gerra
Born: around 1950
Davi G. Gerra
Born: around 1946
Rhonda D. (Sara) Gerra
Born: around 1955
Emmett Gerra
Born: around 1923
Emilia L. (Cervantes) Gerra
Born: around 1963
L Gerra,Mark
Born: around 1975
Lara,Reina Gerra,Mark
Born: around 1975

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