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Verl Glen Gainer
1/4/1912 - 6/8/1940
Verl Glen Gainer was born on January 4, 1912 in Elizabeth, West Virginia and died on June 8, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia. He lived to be 28 years old.

Married 2/4/1940 Myrtice Eudesse Halley, no children. He died in a car accident in Atlanta, GA. He is buried in Elizabeth, WV.
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2 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
5 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
8 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
12 1924 Peach County is formed.
1 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
2 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
11 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
11 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
12 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
14 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
15 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
16 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
24 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
26 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
1 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
5 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
7 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
26 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
27 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
15 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
17 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
18 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
20 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
21 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
22 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
22 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
23 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
27 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
2 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
5 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
7 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
8 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
26 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
27 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.

Myrtice Halley
Born on September 5, 1921 and died on January 25, 1999.
They were married 2/4/1940.

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