Advertisement
Advertisement

Martin Gil (1913 - 1994)

A photo of Martin Gil
Add photo
Martin Gil
1913 - 1994
Born
May 24, 1913
Death
August 27, 1994
Last Known Residence
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33150
Summary
Martin Gil of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida was born on May 24, 1913, and died at age 81 years old on August 27, 1994.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 3914384

Martin Gil's Biography

Family, friend, or fan this Collaborative Biography is for you to show & tell Martin's life so that he is always remembered.
About Martin

Introduction

This section is to introduce Martin Gil with highlights of his life and how he is remembered. Select the pencil to add details.
Looking for another Martin Gil?
Martin Gil
Most commonly known as
Martin Gil
Full legal name
None stated
Other names or aliases

Name & aliases

Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33150
Last place lived

Last residence

May 24, 1913
Birthday
Unknown
Birth location

Birth details

Advertisement

Ethnicity & Family History

What is Martin's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Martin born and where did he live?

Education

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

Religion

dd/mm/yyyy
Baptism date
Unknown
Place of worship

Baptism date & location

Was Martin a religious man?

Professions

Share what Martin did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Martin's life. Experiences, organizations, & how he spent his time.

Military Service

Did Martin serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?
August 27, 1994
Death date
Unknown
Cause of death
Unknown
Death location

Death details

dd/mm/yyyy
Funeral date
Grave or burial unknown
Burial location

Gravesite & burial

Obituary

The below was generated. Please share Martin's obituary if available, or write one in your own words to preserve his memory.
Martin Gil passed away at age 81 years old on August 27, 1994. Martin Gil of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida was born on May 24, 1913.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Martin Gil lived 11 years longer than the average Gil family member when he died at the age of 81.
The average age of a Gil family member is 70.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Memories: Stories & Photos

Who is Martin Gil to you? Share memories and family stories, photos, or ask questions.
Through sharing we discover more together.
Loading...one moment please
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree & Friends

Martin's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Gil family tree.

Martin's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Martin Gil Martin Gil
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Martin's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio
Advertisement
Advertisement
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1913 - 1994 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Martin's lifetime.

In 1913, in the year that Martin Gil was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1936, Martin was 23 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1946, by the time he was 33 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1963, by the time he was 50 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1994, in the year of Martin Gil's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Back to Top