Gertrude Mary Hankins

1905–2010 (Age 105)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Gertrude Mary

Gertrude Mary Hankins was born about 1905, in Nebraska, United States. She died in 2010, at the age of 105.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Loel Mason
1915–1984
Gertrude Mary Hankins
1905–2010

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World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 39

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hankin .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Gertrude Mary Hankins - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gertrude Mary Hankins

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