Joseph Gokey (1893 - 1983)

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Joseph Gokey
1893 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Gokey was born on July 10, 1893. He died in January 1983 at 89 years old. We know that Joseph Gokey had been residing in Swanton, Fulton County, Ohio 43558.


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Joseph Gokey died in January 1983 at age 89. He was born on July 10, 1893. There is no information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Gokey had been residing in Swanton, Fulton County, Ohio 43558.
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1893 - 1983 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Joseph Gokey was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1921, Joseph was 28 years old when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1935, Joseph was 42 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1972, by the time he was 79 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1983, in the year of Joseph Gokey's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Jun 3, 1924 - August 1986
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Nov 9, 2001 - Jun 18, 2003
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Nov 2, 1923 - Aug 2, 1997
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Mar 7, 1923 - January 1965
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Sep 30, 1922 - Dec 11, 2007
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Alene M Gokey
Mar 29, 1914 - Oct 15, 1999
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Oct 3, 1900 - April 1986
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Feb 8, 1911 - Mar 4, 1997
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Sep 25, 1919 - December 1973
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Aug 30, 1909 - May 5, 2007
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Oct 7, 1901 - October 1983
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Oct 25, 1913 - Mar 22, 1998
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May 4, 1876 - October 1962

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