Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Ederle bio

Birth Name: Gertrude Ederle

Occupation: Swimmer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: October 23, 1905

Date Of Death: November 30, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Gertrude Ederle was born on the 23rd of October, 1905. She was best known for being a Swimmer. 1924 swimming Olympian who became the first woman to conquer the English Channel two years later.

Gertrude Ederle was born in New York City. She learned swimming at public pool in New Jersey, where her family spent summers, and dedicated her life to the sport. After winning three gold medals with her Olympic team she began training for the 21-mile swimming trek between England and France, which only five others before her accomplished.

Gertrude Ederle was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gertrude Ederle was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Gertrude Ederle is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gertrude Ederle’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gertrude Ederle’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Gertrude Ederle kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Gertrude Ederle was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Gertrude Ederle
NICKNAME: Gertrude



Zodiac Sign: Gertrude Ederle was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gertrude Ederle was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Gertrude Ederle had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Gertrude Ederle’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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