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

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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

Gordon Salisbury was a soldier in World War II.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

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 female ancestor Ruth E GUNNARSON-- Date: 19 December 1953 Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

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 Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 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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Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733-1990 "Raised in Temple #84 Denver, Colorado"

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11 December 1925
Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1930 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts

name: Gordon S Brandes
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
gender: Male
age: 4
marital status: Single
race: White
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1926
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Son
father's birthplace: Massachusetts
mother's birthplace: New York
enumeration district number: 293
family number: 165
sheet number and letter: 7B
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World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.

USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.

USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.

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.

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

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

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

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

1940 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts

33 Mechanic Street
Brandes Henry R, head, 47, b. MA, Stationary Engineer, Linen Mill, $1836
Brandes Helen L, wife, 47, b. NY
Brandes Harold W, son, 17, b. MA
Brandes Gordon S, son, 14, b. MA
1940 U.S. Census

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

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.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

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

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

World War II Enlistment

First Name: Gordon
Middle Name: S.
Last Name: Brandes
War: World War II
Enlistment Date: Mar 30, 1944
Enlistment Place: Ft Devens Massachusetts
Birth Date: 1925
Marital Status: Single, Without Dependents
Location: Bell, Massachusetts
Record Type: Military Records
Race: White, Citizen
Collection: World War II Army Enlistment Records
Source Information
Source: National Archives
Years: 1938 to 1946
Description: This collection of...

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

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

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949

Name: Gordon S Brandes
Residence Year: 1949
Street Address: 85 Salisbury
Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Occupation: Student
Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

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

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

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

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

1953 Marriage / Partner
Gordon Salisbury BRANDES and Ruth E GUNNARSON 19 December 1953, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1953

Name: Gordon S Brandes
Residence Year: 1953
Street Address: 33 Mechanic
Residence Place: Webster, Massachusetts
Publication Title: Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1953

Lynn, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1963

Name: Gordon S Brandes
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1963
Street Address: 5 Tapley rd L
Residence Place: Lynn, Massachusetts
Occupation: Sis Rep
Ruth E Brandes
Publication Title: Lynn, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1963

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

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

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

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

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

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

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

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

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

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

USA 1972 - Watergate

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

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

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

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

USA 1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.

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

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984

1985 Death

Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Gordon S Brandes
event: Death
event date: 28 Dec 1985
event place: Topsfield, Massachusetts
death certificate number: 058639
birth date: 11 Dec 1925
birthplace: Massachusetts
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Gordon is buried at: Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield, Massachusetts

Added: 5/28/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 11/8/2018 2:29:57 PM

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