Morris Gibbs (born 1911)

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Harris County, Texas

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Education

2 Years Of High School

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Kitchen Workers In Hotels, Restaurants, Railroads, Steamships, Etc, Nec

Military Service

Military serial#: 38163526
Enlisted: June 22, 1942 in Houston Texas
Military branch: Branch Immaterial Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Negro, Citizen

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Evelyn Gibbs

Evelyn Gibbs

Francis Rae Gibbs

Francis Rae Gibbs

Ethel Evelyn Swarthout

Ethel Evelyn Swarthout

Sarah Frances (Trcziyulny) Gibbs

Sarah Frances (Trcziyulny) Gibbs

Bob and Sarah Gibbs and family

Bob and Sarah Gibbs and family

"Bill" Philip William Gibbs

"Bill" Philip William Gibbs

Tonya Gibbs

Tonya Gibbs

Georgia (Conklin) Gibbs

Georgia (Conklin) Gibbs

Mary Lou Gibbs

Mary Lou Gibbs

Sue & Marvin Gibbs Family

Sue & Marvin Gibbs Family

Raymond Richardson Aviation Mechanics, WWII Georgia

Raymond Richardson Aviation Mechanics, WWII Georgia

Josephine Gibbs

Josephine Gibbs

'Thorngrove'

'Thorngrove'

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In 1921, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1941, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1955, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1961, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1974, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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There is no listed cause of death for Morris. Morris Gibbs was born around 1911. We are unaware of information about Morris's family or relationships. We know that Morris Gibbs had been residing in Harris County, Texas.

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