Morton Gould

Male10 December 1913–21 February 1996

Brief Life History of Morton

When Morton Gould was born on 10 December 1913, in New York, United States, his father, James H. Gould, was 31 and his mother, Frances R. Arkin, was 24. He married Shirley Uzin on 3 September 1936, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Queens, New York City, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 February 1996, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Morton Gould
Shirley Bank
Marriage: 1945

Sources (5)

  • Merton Gould in household of James N Gould, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Morton Gould, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Morton Gould, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

    Age 1

    Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 4

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 22

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gold .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Morton Gould The American Pianist, Composer and Conductor

    Morton Gould born in Richmond hill, New York on December 10, 1913. He was an American Pianist, composer and a conductor. Morton blends popular and serious musician compositions that emphasized Americ …

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