Douglas Lemoin Vondersmith

29 October 1933–3 May 2009 (Age 75)
Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Douglas Lemoin

When Douglas Lemoin Vondersmith was born on 29 October 1933, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States, his father, Keith Jones Vondersmith, was 31 and his mother, Mabel Margaret Salisbury, was 24. He died on 3 May 2009, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Port Gamble, Kitsap, Washington, United States.

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Keith Jones Vondersmith
Mabel Margaret Salisbury
Donald K. Vondersmith
Beverly Ann Vondersmith
Douglas Lemoin Vondersmith

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 7

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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Sources (3)

  • Douglas Vondersmith in household of Keith Vondersmith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doug Vondersmith in entry for William Adams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Doug Vondersmith in entry for Beverly Ann Carmody, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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