John Gledhill (1945 - 1978)

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John Gledhill
1945 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
John Gledhill was born on April 11, 1945. He died in August 1978 at 33 years old.

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In 1945, in the year that John Gledhill was born, on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1951, by the time he was just 6 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1952, by the time he was just 7 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1966, when he was 21 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, in the year of John Gledhill's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Carl B Gledhill
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Ollie v Gledhill
Jul 14, 1917 - Dec 6, 1999
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Lillian Gledhill
Dec 25, 1913 - June 1985
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Feb 9, 1912 - Oct 11, 1998
Sun City, AZ
Catherine Gledhill
Mar 1, 1913 - Nov 16, 2004
Rochester, NY
Donna J Gledhill
Dec 31, 1924 - Jun 6, 2003
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Robert Gledhill
Sep 29, 1908 - January 1984
Jerseyville, Illinois
Vera C Gledhill
Apr 13, 1917 - Sep 19, 1991
Edna E Gledhill
Oct 14, 1917 - Dec 29, 1995
Eunice Gledhill
Mar 6, 1885 - March 1965
Kansas
Allan Gledhill
Sep 21, 1916 - October 1984
Downs, Kansas
Fred Gledhill
Mar 24, 1882 - August 1971
Portis, Kansas
Lucile A Gledhill
May 6, 1918 - Dec 20, 2010
Downs, Kansas
Peggy W Gledhill
Jan 6, 1924 - May 27, 2002
Caldwell, ID
Isabelle R Gledhill
Dec 10, 1913 - August 1993
Provo, UT
E Paul Gledhill
Sep 7, 1931 - Mar 1, 2006
Mesa, AZ

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