The Shemwell Family

George Yoshio KumasawaAge: 64 years19121976

George Yoshio Kumasawa
Given names
George Yoshio
Birth September 8, 1912
MarriageEdna Yayoko TakahiraView this family

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Eileen Yayoko Kumasawa
January 17, 1936 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rita Marie “Ritter” Shemwell
June 16, 1952 (Age 39 years)
Note: Biological father was James Douglas Sherwood September 27, 2013 by: Brian Shemwell
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Birth of a grandson
#2Kevin K Morris
June 23, 1961 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Karl Junior Morris
August 2, 1964 (Age 51 years)
Death of a grandsonKevin K Morris
October 24, 1969 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death December 26, 1976 (Age 64 years)
Family with Edna Yayoko Takahira - View this family
George Yoshio Kumasawa
Birth: September 8, 1912Union, Oregon, United States
Death: December 26, 1976Ada, Idaho, United States

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