Everett Gordy

19 October 1912–21 November 1996 (Age 84)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Everett

When Everett Gordy was born on 19 October 1912, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Arthur Alvin Gordy, was 29 and his mother, Gertrude Dena DeYoung, was 23. He lived in Des Moines Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 21 November 1996, at the age of 84.

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Arthur Alvin Gordy
Gertrude Dena DeYoung
Dorothy Evangeline Gordy
Everett Gordy
Wilma Gordy
Clarence A. Gordy
Alice Virginia Gordy

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 2

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 22

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Gourdeau, a topographic name from Old French gort ‘stretch of water rich in fish’.

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

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  • Everett Gordy in household of Arthur Gordy, "United States Census, 1920"

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