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Melvin M Gaulden (1915 - 1995)

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Melvin M Gaulden
1915 - 1995
Born
May 17, 1915
Death
March 7, 1995
Last Known Residence
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11226
Summary
Melvin M Gaulden of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on May 17, 1915, and died at age 79 years old on March 7, 1995. Melvin Gaulden was buried at Calverton National Cemetery Section 21 Site 2035 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 10412753

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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11226
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May 17, 1915
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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New York County, New York United States

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4 Years Of High School

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Branch of service: Us Army Rank attained: TEC3 Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii Military serial#: 32171433 Enlisted: August 22, 1941 in Cp Upton Yaphank New York Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
March 7, 1995
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Calverton National Cemetery Section 21 Site 2035 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York 11933
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Melvin Gaulden passed away at age 79 years old on March 7, 1995, and was buried at Calverton National Cemetery Section 21 Site 2035 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton. Melvin M Gaulden of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on May 17, 1915.

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Melvin M Gaulden lived 8 years longer than the average Gaulden family member when he died at the age of 79.
The average age of a Gaulden family member is 71.
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1915 - 1995 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Melvin M Gaulden was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1939, Melvin was 24 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1959, he was 44 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1985, at the age of 70 years old, Melvin was alive when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1995, in the year of Melvin M Gaulden's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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