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James Geddes KoestlinAge: 52 years19201972

Name
James Geddes Koestlin
Given names
James Geddes
Surname
Koestlin
Birth February 16, 1920
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Birth of a son
#1James Geddes Koestlin Jr.
August 17, 1943 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a sonJames Geddes Koestlin Jr.
November 2, 1952 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death April 20, 1972 (Age 52 years)
Last change March 12, 202015:43:29

by: Barry Shemwell
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James Geddes Koestlin
Birth: February 16, 1920Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: April 20, 1972Harrison, Macomb, Michigan, United States
wife
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son
James Geddes Koestlin Jr.
Birth: August 17, 1943 23St. Clair, Michigan, United States
Death: November 2, 1952Port Huron, St Clair, Michigan, United States
daughter
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John Craig Hille
Birth: August 14, 1921Michigan, United States
Death: March 11, 1973Broward, Florida, United States
wife
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