George W. Gordon

22 February 1918–24 December 1989 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Gordon was born on 22 February 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Fred Ines Gordon, was 26 and his mother, Ivy Waters, was 20. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 December 1989, in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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George W. Gordon
1918–1989
Leona Roberta Reid
1916–2002

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 5

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Berwickshire (Borders), named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.2 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.3 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mag Mhuirneacháin, a patronymic from the personal name Muirneachán, a diminutive of muirneach ‘beloved’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George W Gordon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George W Gordon in household of Fred Gordon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Gordon, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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