John Raymond Gale (1916 - 1949)

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John Raymond Gale
1916 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
John Raymond Gale was born in 1916. He was born to Gale Christopher Henry Gale and Mary Josine Roland Gale, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 33 years of age.


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Mary Josine Roland Gale

Watta, Australia


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John Raymond Gale passed away in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 33 years old. He was born in 1916. He was born to Gale Christopher Henry Gale and Mary Josine Roland Gale, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1916 - 1949 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that John Raymond Gale was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1923, when he was only 7 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1929, he was merely 13 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1934, John was 18 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1949, in the year of John Raymond Gale's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Other John Gales

John William Hunter Gale
around 1919 - Dec 5, 1941
John William Gale
around 1920 - Jul 31, 1943
John Wilfred Christopher Gale
around 1921 - Sep 21, 1944
John Victor Gale
Died: Dec 9, 1918
John Thomas Gale
Died: Sep 15, 1916
John Thomas Gale
around 1890 - Oct 3, 1920
John Kennah Gale
around 1922 - Oct 3, 1943
John James Gale
around 1916 - Nov 23, 1943
John James Gale
around 1908 - Nov 30, 1944
John Hugh Gale
around 1897 - Sep 14, 1916
John Harold Gale
Died: May 19, 1915
John Frederick Thomas Gale
around 1916 - Oct 1, 1942
John Frederick Estcourt Gale
around 1892 - Jan 28, 1915
John Franklin Gale
around 1926 - Jan 4, 1941
John Francis Nelson Gale
around 1913 - Oct 11, 1943
John Edward Gale
around 1911 - Jan 28, 1944
John Edmund Gale
around 1925 - May 2, 1947
John Albert Gale
around 1893 - Sep 1, 1916
John Gale
Died: Feb 13, 1942
John Gale
around 1919 - May 28, 1940

Other Gales

Mary Josine Roland Gale

Watta, Australia
Charles William Hedley Gale
1910 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Jessie Watts Gale

Ballarat, Australia
Margaret Gale
1872 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Bassett John Gale

Warnambool, Australia
John Joseph Gale
1903 - 1950
Cham, Australia
Benjamin Gale

Cham, Australia
Catherine Sullivan Gale

Cham, Australia
Charles Brassey Gale
1896 - 1950
N Fitz, Australia
Samuel Gale

N Fitz, Australia
Catherine Mcdonald Gale

N Fitz, Australia
Pearl Gale
1893 - 1950
Kew, Australia
Mark John Gale

Kew, Australia
Elizabeth Uk Gale

Kew, Australia
Gerald Leonard Gale
1878 - 1950
Melbourne, Australia
William Gale

Melbourne, Australia
Uk Gale

Melbourne, Australia
Henry James Gale
1878 - 1950
Mpna, Australia

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Mary Josine Roland Gale

Watta, Australia
Sarah Ellen Quinn
1869 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mccarthy William Quinn

Watta, Australia
Bridget Hefferman Quinn

Watta, Australia
Joseph Henry Counsel
1877 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Susan Cruickshank
1865 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Oakley Cruickshank

Watta, Australia
Adams Cruickshank

Watta, Australia
Mary Annie Owena
1866 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Slater Daniel Owena

Watta, Australia
Keid Owena

Watta, Australia
Reginald James Mylon
1928 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mylon James Mylon

Watta, Australia
Ruby Edith Bennet Mylon

Watta, Australia
Eugenio Antoni
1893 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Antoni Giovanni Antoni

Watta, Australia
Teresa Antoni

Watta, Australia
Eugenio De Antoni
1893 - 1949
Watta, Australia
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