Norman Reader Gibson

14 March 1929–21 February 1999 (Age 69)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Norman Reader

When Norman Reader Gibson was born on 14 March 1929, in Michigan, United States, his father, Norman Reeder Gibson, was 31 and his mother, Carol Verona Reader, was 30. He lived in Detroit Ward 22, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States for about 15 years. He died on 21 February 1999, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69.

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Norman Reeder Gibson
Carol Verona Reader
Norman Reader Gibson
Barbara Gibson
Thomas William Gibson

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    Barbara Gibson


    Thomas William Gibson


World Events (8)

1930 · The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Age 1

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a highway tunnel that connects Detroit to Windsor and is the second busiest crossing between Canada and the United States, after the Ambassador Bridge. Motorcycles are prohibited from using the tunnel.

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 19

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman R Gibson in household of Norman R Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reader Gibson in household of Norman Gibson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norman R Gibson in entry for Thomas William Gibson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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