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 World War II Soldier flag  Gordon Salisbury  BRANDES

  (b. 11 December 1925Webster, Massachusetts, USA   d. 28 December 1985Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA )  

Gordon Salisbury BRANDES was born 11 December 1925 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA. Gordon Salisbury BRANDES was the child of Henry Robert BRANDES and Helen Louise FEIGE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Henry BRANDES and Laura Ann KLEBART (maternal)  George Wilhelm FEIGE and Charlotte Marie SALISBURY

He married  Ruth E GUNNARSON 19 December 1953 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Ruth E GUNNARSON  was born 9 April 1925 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 11 November 2006 in Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA . 

Gordon Salisbury BRANDES died 28 December 1985 in Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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Gordon Salisbury BRANDES married flag Ruth E GUNNARSON-- Date: 19 December 1953 Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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Name: Gordon S Brandes
Marriage Year: 1953
Marriage Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 108
Page Number: 366
Index Volume Number: 156
Reference Number: F63.M36 v.156

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Marriages [1916–1970]. Volumes 76–166, 192– 207. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Events During the Lifetime of Gordon Salisbury BRANDES

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Birth
11 December 1925
Webster, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1926 - November 11 – U.S. Route 66 is established.


Traveling Route 66
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www.wikipedia.org - November 11, 1926

Invention 1927 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)
"On November 23, 1927, Norwegian engineer Erik Rotheim (also spelled Eric Rotheim) patented the...Read MORE...


Invention 1928 - Sliced bread (bread slicing machine) is invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder (United States)
"...The first automatically sliced commercial loaves were produced on July 6, 1928, in Chillicothe, ...Read MORE...


News 1929 - Wired for "Talkies"
Oct. 9 - The Liberty Theatre in Webster, a silent movie venue for several years, is wired for...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1929 - March 4 - Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) becomes 31st President of the United States
In the election of 1928, Hoover overwhelmed Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York, the Democratic...Read MORE...


World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...


1930 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
name: Gordon S Brandes
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Webster, Worcester,...Read MORE...


Invention 1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)
"...Back in the ’20s, Scotch was a synonym for 'cheap.' Richard Drew, a 23-year-old research...Read MORE...


World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...


Invention 1931 - The paper towel is invented (Arthur Scott, United States)
"Arthur Scott, head of [Scott Paper Company], had big trouble. An entire railroad car full of...Read MORE...


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...


USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...


USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...Read MORE...


News 1933 - New Restaurant Opens
Dec. 4 - John Parker opens a restaurant at 217 Main St., Webster. The special is fruit cocktail,...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

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USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

www.wikipedia.org - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...


Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)


USA 1934 - April 12 - Winds atop Mount Washington, NH, averaged 186 mph for five minutes, with a peak gust of 231 mph, the highest wind speed ever clocked in the world.

WeatherForYou.com - April 12, 1934

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

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USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...


Invention 1938 - The ballpoint pen is invented (Lazlo Biro, Hungary)


USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

Invention 1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon".

www.wikipedia.org - October 27, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City


World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

News 1940 - Railroad Abandoned
April 11 - The New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. abandons its rail line from Webster to...Read MORE...


1940 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
33 Mechanic Street
Brandes Henry R, head, 47, b. MA, Stationary Engineer, Linen Mill,...Read MORE...


Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa

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World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

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USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 – June 16 - National Airport opens in Washington, DC.
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USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
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World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.


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USA 1942 - November 28 - Cocoanut Grove fire: A fire in the Cocoanut Grove night club in Boston, Massachusetts, kills 491.
DEATH TOLL JUMPS TO 477 IN COCOANUT GROVE DISASTER. BOSTON HOLOCAUST ONE OF NATION'S WORST FIRES -...Read MORE...


USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
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USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

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USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

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World War II Enlistment
First Name: Gordon
Middle Name: S.
Last Name: Brandes
War: World War II
Enlistment Date: Mar...Read MORE...


Invention 1944 - Sunscreen is invented (Benjamin Green, United States)


World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

Archive Video Of The D-Day Normandy Landings
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Invention 1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)


U.S. Presidents 1945 - April 12 - Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) becomes 33rd President of the United States
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World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

The Best Film Archives (www.youtube.com)

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World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947

Invention 1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)


World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
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Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949
Name: Gordon S Brandes
Residence Year: 1949
Street Address: 85 Salisbury
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World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon


World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

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USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

www.wikipedia.org - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...


Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1953
Name: Gordon S Brandes
Residence Year: 1953
Street Address: 33 Mechanic
Residence...Read MORE...


1953 Marriage / Partner
Gordon Salisbury BRANDES and Ruth E GUNNARSON 19 December 1953, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

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U.S. Presidents 1953 - January 20 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) becomes 34th President of the United States
At the Republican convention of 1952 in Chicago, Eisenhower won the presidential nomination on the...Read MORE...


World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...


News 1955 - WESO On the Air
March 20 - Radio Station WESO goes on the air for a first time. Announcers and newscasters are Bob...Read MORE...


World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...Read MORE...


USA 1958 - NASA formed


USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960
The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established ...Read MORE...


USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon


World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall


U.S. Presidents 1961 - January 20 - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) becomes 35th President of the United States
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald...Read MORE...


USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis


USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962

Lynn, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1963
Name: Gordon S Brandes
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1963
Street Address: 5 Tapley rd...Read MORE...


USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.


U.S. Presidents 1963 - Novmember 22 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) becomes 36th President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy
At the height of his power as Senate leader, Johnson sought the Democratic nomination for president ...Read MORE...


USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City


USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964
This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in ...Read MORE...


USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam


USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968
Also known as the Fair Housing Act of 1968
Congress passed the act in an effort to impose a...Read MORE...


Invention 1968 - The ATM is invented (Don Wetzel, United States)


USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

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April 4, 1968: U.S. civil rights leader...Read MORE...


USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles


U.S. Presidents 1969 - January 20 - Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994) becomes 37th President of the United States

January 20, 1969

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing
Reading Through History...Read MORE...


USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was ...Read MORE...


USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio


News 1972 - Commerce Insurance Company
July 1 - Commerce Insurance Company opens for business at the corner of Lake and Main Streets. 14...Read MORE...


USA 1972 - Watergate


USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

March 29, 1973

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or...Read MORE...


USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate


U.S. Presidents 1974 - August 9 - Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) becomes 38th President of the United States after the resignation of Richard M. Nixon

August 9, 1974

U.S. Presidents 1977 - January 20 - Jimmy Carter (1924 - ) becomes 39th President of the United States

January 20, 1977

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

August 16, 1977

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins


USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28


World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

May 4, 1979

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley


USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

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World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS


World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn


Invention 1981 - Personal Computer introduced


U.S. Presidents 1981 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States

January 20, 1981

Invention 1982 - The camcorder is invented (Sony Corp., Japan)
"...In 1982, two events happened that eventually led to the home camcorder boom: JVC introduced the ...Read MORE...


Invention 1983 - The laptop computer is invented (Radio Shack Corp., United States)


USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984
At the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, Joan Benoit (today known as Joan Benoit Samuelson)...Read MORE...


1985 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Gordon S Brandes
event: Death
event date: 28 Dec...Read MORE...



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Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield, Massachusetts
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