Josephine Gomez (1912 - 1992)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Josephine Gomez’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Josephine so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Josephine’s biography.

Josephine Gomez Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Josephine Gomez and her immediate Gomez family. Add to Josephine Gomez's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Josephine.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Josephine Gomez? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Josephine move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Josephine's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Josephine finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Josephine attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Josephine did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Josephine Gomez is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Josephine's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Josephine's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Josephine a religious woman? Add Josephine’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Josephine during various points of her life.

Timeline

1912 - In the year that Josephine Gomez was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1972 - She was 60 years old when 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.

1975 - Josephine was 63 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

1977 - When she was 65 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1992 - In the year of Josephine Gomez's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

Josephine Gomez Family Tree

Who was Josephine’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Josephine’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Josephine's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Josephine Gomez
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Josephine's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Josephine Gomez is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Josephine Gomez passed away on February 11, 1992 at age 79. There is no known cause of death. She was born on August 3, 1912. We have no information about Josephine's surviving family.

Memories

What do you remember about Josephine Gomez? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Josephine is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Josephine Gomez

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources