John Norden (1912 - 1982)

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John Norden
1912 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
John Norden was born on February 2, 1912. He died in June 1982 at age 70. We know that John Norden had been residing in Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan 49221.


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John Norden passed away in June 1982 at age 70. He was born on February 2, 1912. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John Norden had been residing in Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan 49221.
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In 1912, in the year that John Norden was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1924, when he was only 12 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1930, by the time he was 18 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1979, at the age of 67 years old, John was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1982, in the year of John Norden's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Aug 9, 1912 - Dec 4, 1999
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Jan 9, 1903 - December 1972
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Berdena Norden
Aug 1, 1905 - Sep 7, 1989
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Marshall E Norden
Sep 16, 1923 - Apr 26, 2005
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Catherine Norden
Jun 24, 1926 - Oct 16, 2008
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Marilyn C Norden
Jun 7, 1925 - Nov 25, 2004
Ida, MI
Tauno Norden
Apr 21, 1905 - April 1973
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Bruce R Norden
Jul 2, 1916 - Oct 5, 2008
Clearwater, FL
William Norden
Jul 22, 1899 - January 1965
Fred Norden
Jun 8, 1905 - May 1970
Thomas D Norden
May 7, 1929 - Aug 6, 2005
Rapid River, MI
John R Norden
Sep 10, 1946 - Apr 29, 2011
Rock, MI
Thomas Norden
Jul 17, 1906 - May 1967
Adrian, Michigan
Rose E Norden
Nov 12, 1912 - Jun 27, 2002
Adrian, MI
David B Norden
Dec 16, 1940 - Mar 31, 2004
Covington, MI
Richard C Norden
Nov 30, 1916 - Oct 27, 1999
Gladstone, MI
Robert Norden
Jan 1, 1918 - Apr 17, 1991
Ronald Norden
Apr 10, 1920 - July 1982
Rock, Michigan
Lois G Norden
Oct 30, 1920 - Dec 17, 1989

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