Thomas Gilpin (1898 - 1977)

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Thomas Gilpin
1898 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Gilpin was born on May 20, 1898. He died in April 1977 at 78 years old. We know that Thomas Gilpin had been residing in Solana Beach, San Diego County, California 92075.


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Thomas Gilpin died in April 1977 at 78 years of age. He was born on May 20, 1898. There is no information about Thomas's immediate family. We know that Thomas Gilpin had been residing in Solana Beach, San Diego County, California 92075.
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1898 - 1977 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Thomas Gilpin was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1917, he was 19 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1939, Thomas was 41 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 1947, Thomas was 49 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1977, in the year of Thomas Gilpin's passing, 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.

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California, United States
Thomas M Gilpin
Born: around 1907
Oklahoma, United States
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Born: around 1909
Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1919
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Apr 18, 1897 - April 1969
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Ben Gilpin
May 28, 1903 - November 1978
Conway, Missouri
Raymond F Gilpin
Dec 16, 1919 - Aug 9, 2000
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James E Gilpin
Feb 27, 1937 - Jul 16, 2006
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Charles Gilpin
Oct 22, 1889 - March 1980
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Karen S Gilpin
Feb 1, 1944 - Mar 25, 1999
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Effie Gilpin
Feb 6, 1875 - March 1973
Ironton, Missouri
Lena J Gilpin
Nov 11, 1915 - Aug 16, 2001
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T R Gilpin
Oct 19, 1968 - July 1990
E A Gilpin
Oct 27, 1917 - Jun 6, 2003
London, KY
Ira Gilpin
Dec 5, 1915 - November 1973
Marshall, Missouri
Allan Gilpin
Jun 27, 1918 - November 1977
Martin Gilpin
Dec 22, 1909 - April 1978
Richland, Washington
N Gilpin
Sep 3, 1909 - June 1969
Las Vegas, Nevada
Bobby Gilpin
Sep 30, 1931 - June 1977
Richard D Gilpin
Feb 24, 1937 - May 13, 2002
Hallsville, MO
James E Gilpin
Feb 7, 1935 - Feb 2, 1994
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