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A Guide to American Generations of the Twentieth Century: From the Greatest to the Worst and Beyond (2017)

By socect (b.1966; Twitter: @TheRealSocect; Email: socect@gmail.com; I do not use Facebook)

We hear a lot of reference to generations in America – especially these days to Baby Boomers and Millennials. There is a lot of confusion over categorizing and dating the generations of the 20th century. As a member of Generation X or “GenX” myself (b.1966, at the leading edge of the core of that generation), I’ve always thought the attention to generations is somewhere between overblown and complete bullshit. But I’ve come to admit to myself that over the past century of rapid social, cultural, economic and technological change, Americans have been shaped by the generation into which they were born, and each generation has shaped America in different ways.

Look up generations (e.g. in Wikipedia) and you will find all sorts of varieties of dates. Moreover, many sources, such as Pew Research, give longer spans of time to some generations (especially Baby Boomers) and shorter spans to others (such as Gen X). Below is my simple scheme with each generation defined by birth dates within maximal, overlapping 25-year periods and 15-year cores. Importantly, there is no clean cut-off between generations. To say that a generation definitively begins or ends in a particular year is silly. Generations fade into and out of each other. And also, to make thing simple, all years here end in zeros or fives; in case you are wondering or critical – yes, I am aware the dates between one generation and the next overlap.

Born (Core) / Name
1900-1925 (1905-1920) Greatest Generation (a.k.a. GI Generation)
1920-1945 (1925-1940) Silent Generation (a.k.a. the Lucky Few)
1940-1965 (1945-1960) Baby Boomers (a.k.a. Me Generation; Worst Generation)
1960-1985 (1965-1980) Generation X (a.k.a. GenX; Slackers, MTV Generation)
1980-2005 (1985-2000) Millennials (a.k.a. Generation Y; GenY)
2000-2025 (2005-2020) Post-Millennials (a.k.a. Generation Z)

Anyone born during the twenty-five year span of the Generation might rightly claim to be part of it and identify with it. Each generation has a five-year overlap with its adjacent generations. Those born in these years are between generations, and depending on circumstances may identify more with one or the other (or both in different ways). Each generation has a 15-year core, individuals who are clearly of that generation and not of another. The first five years might be considered the “leading core”; the last five years the “trailing core” and the middle five years the “central core” of the generation.

Each generation is shaped by and shapes the events of its members’ life-cycle. The way I have defined the life-cycle here starts with childhood, being the first fifteen years from the first birth year of the core of the generation. Childhood is followed by subsequent fifteen year spans of coming-of-age, settling-in, middle age, retiring, and old age. Further below, these stages of the life-cycle and the years they span for each generation are charted and explained in greater detail.

This American scheme of generations is very “mainstream” and very American. It does not necessarily translate to other countries, although America’s global political, economic and cultural influence in the twentieth century means that many trends experienced and disseminated by these generations have had reverberations elsewhere. The scheme is also most applicable to the mainstream and White majority in America; African-Americans and other minorities have experienced these generations differently.

My presentation of these generations is also heavily biased by my own inclination to see the Baby Boom Generation as the “Worst Generation,” who’s self-centered and self-serving (“Me Generation”) dealings have had broadly adverse consequences for the country. The “Greatest Generation” (the Baby Boomers’ parents), along with the “Silent Generation” (mostly parents of GenX), overcame the depredations of the Great Depression and World War 2, oversaw a tremendous post-War economic expansion, made great strides in terms of Civil Rights and Gender Equality, and passed on to the next generation a country which was far better off in every respect than the one they had been born into. Then the Baby Boomers pretty much crapped up the whole thing (and are likely to continue to do so until they all die off). As an older GenX-er, I hope that we and the Millennials can emulate the Greatest and Silent Generations, and eventually undo all the damage that the Baby Boomers have done. (There are plenty of noble, self-sacrificing Baby Boomers who have contributed much to the world; here I am focusing on the experiences and legacy of the generation as a whole.)

Summary of the Generations

Greatest Generation (core b.1905-1920)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.I._Generation

The core of the Greatest Generation were born in the first two decades of the twentieth century. They were children during the Great War (World War 1), in which their fathers fought. Due to WW1, their parents were known as the “Lost Generation,” particularly in Europe. They came of age in the roaring twenties. The Great Depression hit just at the point that they were beginning to reach the “settling in” years of their life cycle and they joined the armed services en masse to fight in the Second World War. The hardships of the Depression and War gave them seriousness; overcoming both gave them optimism tempered by pragmatism. In the post-War years, they oversaw and experienced the great economic expansion of the 1950s and 1960s. The working class had reliable, living wage (family wage) factory jobs backed by strong unions; but they were also strongly anti-Communist.

The Greatest Generation were born into an America of Black-White segregation and Jim Crow laws, but desegregation of the armed forces beginning in the Second World War marked the very slow and still incomplete process of dismantling White supremacy. Immigration into the United States peaked at the point they were born (1907) and declined throughout most of their lives. They and the Silent Generation oversaw the authoring of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act which led to much higher rates of immigration throughout the second half of the twentieth century.

Women of the Greatest Generation were the first generation to have the vote throughout their lives, coming of age at the time the vote was granted. They took up jobs on the home front during the mass mobilization of WW2. They largely returned to domestic roles after the war, but encouraged their Baby Boomer daughters to have aspirations beyond homemaking.

All Presidents from 1960 (Kennedy) through 1992 (with the election of Baby Boomer Bill Clinton), were of the Greatest Generation, including here Carter and Bush, Sr., who were “between generations.” All but one served on active duty and in combat during WW2 in the armed forces (specifically, the Navy). The one exception was Reagan, who did not serve in combat but in the propaganda unit of the military (he was not a soldier, but he played one in the movies). Kennedy was preceded by Eisenhower (1952-1960), who although from the pre-1900 generation, had led the Greatest Generation in WW2. Thus service in the Second World War was a hallmark of all Presidents in office between 1952 and 1992.

The Greatest Generation began to enter retirement in the 1970s and 1980s. They have now mostly passed away. Those still alive from the trailing core of the generation are well into their nineties. The Greatest Generation were memorialized and the term popularized by journalist Tom Brokaw in his 1998 book of that title.

Silent Generation (core b.1925-1940)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_Generation

In popular culture, the Silent Generation is the Generation of Don Draper and “Mad Men.” They were born into the Great Depression and children or just starting to come-of-age but too young to serve during the Second World War. Their war was the Korean War, which ended far more ambiguously than the Second World War (see the movie and television series “M*A*S*H”; a Vietnam-era take on the Korean Conflict). But they (the men at least) benefitted from “settling in” during the long post-War economic boom of the 1950s and 1960s.

Women of the Silent Generation were too young to be Rosie Riveters working in WW2 factories. They came-of-age and settled in during the 1950s, when a strong ideology of female domesticity was being asserted in popular culture. They were given very little encouragement to aspire to their own careers and faced incredible obstacles if they did so. For those who went to college, the main objective, or at least the expectation among peers, was to find a husband.

The Silent Generation, along with the Greatest Generation, spearheaded the Civil Rights movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s. While Baby Boomers like to take credit for the Civil Rights movement as part of “the 60s”, all of the serious gains of the Civil Rights movement had been made by the early 1960s, when they were still barely coming of age. Martin Luther King (b.1929) and Malcolm X (b.1925) were both at the leading core of the Silent Generation. The Silent Generation also supported the “Great Society” programs (e.g. Medicaid, Medicare) of early Greatest Generation Presidents (Kennedy, Johnson).

At the time the Silent Generation was getting well “settled in” and approaching middle age, they were hit by the cultural upheavals and economic turmoil of the late 1960s and 1970s. They faced a much less settled and less prosperous middle-age than the Greatest Generation. In response to the Baby Boomer’s adolescent and promiscuous “Free Love”, the Silent Generation was the first to begin to normalize divorce. (Again, the television series “Mad Men” is an excellent portrayal of how the Silent Generation experienced the 1960s.).

Nevertheless, by the time the Silent Generation began to retire in the late 1980s and 1990s, the collapse of the American middle class had only started to unfold. They were in general beneficiaries of the long post-WW2 boom and able to retire from good middle class jobs with decent pensions, social security and Medicare/Medicaid to alleviate the scourge of old-age poverty that had hit earlier generations prior to New Deal and Great Society reforms. Thus author Elwood Carlson dubbed them “The Lucky Few,” in his book on the generation by that name. They were also the first generation in history to be numerically smaller than the prior generation (repeated by Generation X, in the wake of the Baby Boom). The trailing-core of the Silent Generation are now entering their eighties and most if not all of the generation will have passed away within the next ten years. No core member of the Silent Generation ever served as President of the United States.

Baby Boomers (core b.1945-1960)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_boomers

America’s obsession with “generations” began with the Baby Boomers and a recognition that this birth cohort played an outsized role in shaping the culture, politics and the economy. They were also known as the “Me Generation” and for some of us (myself included) the “Worst Generation,” in contrast to the “Greatest,” who were their parents. The Baby Boomers are named for the remarkable fertility spike following the Second World War, when the Greatest Generation’s men returned from Europe and the Pacific and started to settle down and have children. Demographically, the Baby Boom Generation has been particularly dominated by its leading core, born in the early post-War years, as birth rates had begun to trail off significantly by the late 1950s.

Baby Boomers were children of the domestically-oriented 1950s, whose parents constructed a society aimed at protecting their children from the sorts of deprivations they themselves experienced in the Great Depression and war years. Boomers came of age in the 1960s and early 1970s, witnessing the tumult of the early 1960s, particularly around Civil Rights and the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Robert Kennedy. They were drawn to the alternative culture of the Silent Generation who produced Beatnik Poetry (e.g. Allen Ginsberg, b.1926) and invented Rock and Roll (e.g. Chuck Berry, b.1926, Elvis Presley, b.1935). By the late 1960s, they were rebelling against the “square” 1950s during which they were raised. Experimenting with drugs, sexual promiscuity, and dodging the draft became framed as “progressive social consciousness.”

Just as the Second World War and Korean War had left an imprint on the preceding generations, the Vietnam War defined the Baby Boomers. Members of the generation, at least those on the liberal or left of the political spectrum, took great pride in their opposition to the war. Although in retrospect, the anti-War movement of the Boomers seems to have been as much about self-interest as social consciousness. Prior to the war in Vietnam, the draft had meant that the entire American society invested itself in major wars. Opposition to the draft during the American War in Vietnam, led to the development of a “professional” (rather than “citizen”) military. After Vietnam under latter-day Greatest Generation (Reagan, Bush Sr.) and Baby Boomer leadership (Clinton, Bush Jr.), America would start going to war – particularly in the 1990s and onward – without a general mobilization. Instead, American Presidents who themselves had never served in combat would send for the most part only the most marginalized citizens (rural, working class, minorities and new immigrants) into harm’s way. The core of the Baby Boom has produced three Presidents (Clinton, Bush Jr., Trump), all from the leading years of the core (all born in the same year – 1946), and all essentially Vietnam War draft dodgers (Clinton and Trump through a variety of deferments; Bush through an Air National Guard commission arranged through his father’s political connections). Those who did serve in the war in Vietnam faced derision and ostracism when they returned from the war.

The sharp conservative turn of the 1980s belies the supposed social liberalism of the Baby Boom Generation. All the purported progressivism of the Boomers was spent by the end of the 1970s. As they settled in to adulthood, they turned to Evangelical (rather than traditional) Christianity, focusing on personal salvation, self-actualization (rather than community) and a virulent attitude toward liberalism, same-sex relationships and women’s reproductive choice. Hippies became Yuppies. Greed became good. The color blindness implied in King’s admonishment to judge others not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character became a blindness to ongoing discrimination and racism. “Feminist” and “Liberal” became a dirty words. The culture wars the Boomers started in the 1960s against their parents’ culture of the 1950s continued on into the 1980s and 1990s, but now more Boomers began to side with the conservative cause. The most liberal of Boomer Presidents, Bill Clinton, oversaw the ramping up of mass incarceration – particularly of African-Americans – in the 1990s and in the wake of the 1980s crack epidemic; while socially acceptable powder cocaine fueled Hollywood and Wall Street.

Boomers’ affinity for divisive culture wars from the 1960s through 1980s turned into an affinity for divisive, hateful politics in Washington D.C. and across the country once they came fully into their own in middle age (from Newt Gingrich’s 1994 revolution onward). From the 1980s through the 2000s, the Baby Boomers supported (under Reaganomics) and then oversaw (through Clinton’s welfare reform) a systemic dismantling of the social safety net and middle-class security that previous generations had constructed through FDR’s Depression-era New Deal and Post-War Great Society years. Working class Baby Boomers saw a serious reversal of fortune, with stagnating wages and the end of life-time employment in industrial jobs while tax reforms over several decades (under Reagan, then Bush Jr.) shifted wealth from the working class to the country’s most affluent. As they began to face retirement, they threw their support behind the ultimate expression of their generation – Donald Trump (a self-serving, self-indulgent, hate-spewing, born-into-privilege con-man), his promise to “make America great again,” and sought to blame anyone but themselves (Mexicans, Muslims, China) for the sorry state of the country they had been in charge of for the past several decades.

Generation X (core b.1965-1980)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_X

Generation X or GenX first gained their name from a 1991 novel (Generation X: Tales from an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland, b.1961). The term was then mainly taken up not by members of the Generation themselves, but by Baby Boomer marketers seeking to define ways to commercially exploit the generation that came after them. Whereas Baby Boomers were defined by the post-WW2 fertility boom, GenX were born during a sharp fertility decline in the late 1960s and 1970s (their parents being late Silent Generation or early Boomers, more interested in indulging themselves than forming families). They were brought up as children during the period when divorce rates spiked to 50% and “broken families” became the norm. Before being labeled as Generation X in the early 1990s, they had been known as “latchkey children,” who stayed at home unattended by parents. They were also labeled “Slackers” and the “MTV generation.” The Greatest and Silent Generations were raised on radio (with FDR’s “fireside chats”). The Baby Boomers were raised on Network Television (ABC, CBS, and NBC). GenX saw the Network television of their childhood become Cable TV (MTV and CNN 24-hour news) as they came of age in the 1980s. They took to email and the Internet through the 1990s. Late Boomers (e.g. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, both b.1955) led the personal computing and Internet (web-browsing) revolution that GenX adopted. GenX invented social media (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, – all founded by GenX members) into which Millennials came of age as “digital natives”.

GenX came of age in the “Just Say No” 1980s, amidst the AIDS and crack epidemics. Left-wing Boomers sneered at them for being too cautious, conservative and career-oriented in an era when the prospect of life-time job security was becoming scarce for the middle and working class alike. Right-wing Boomers sneered at them for being too “Politically Correct” when they sought to reshape college campuses to be less hostile toward women and minorities. They were the first generation forced to take on severe debt in order to get a college degree.

GenX grew up and came of age in an increasingly diverse nation, with immigration ratcheting up, due to immigration reforms from 1965 onward, and increasing visibility of LGBT communities, particularly in the wake of the 1980s AIDS epidemic. GenX was also the first generation to be fully subject to Affirmative Action in education and hiring, attempting to undo centuries of entrenched racism and sexism. For White men, this meant having to cede, willingly or unwillingly, university places and other privileges to women, African-Americans and other minorities. For women and minorities, Affirmative Action meant being subject to questioning of whether or not they were “really qualified” for tertiary education or just “diversity hires” in professional employment. Meanwhile throughout the 1980s, the Boomers and the Reagan/Bush administrations were putting into place various forms of subtle “color blind” racism.

In the realm of Evangelical Christianity and other religions, Generation X has not gone in for the self-centered and other-hating sorts of extremism favored by Evangelical Baby Boomers. For example, Evangelical members of GenX are much less hostile to the LGBT community. “Love the Sinner but Hate the Sin,” has been their favored motto; rather than “Burn in Hell Sinner.” Women of Generation X took it for granted that they could go to college and have careers. They experimented with “Third Wave” feminism, which reasserted femininity (sexuality and “Girl Power”) in ways that had been anathema to “Second Wave” feminism of the Boomers in the 1960s and 1970s.

GenX did not have a War to define their generation as had each of the three generations preceding them (see Fight Club, 1999 starring Brad Pitt, b.1963 – “We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War’s a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives.”). At least not until September 11, 2001. In the wake of Vietnam, America retreated from military engagement in the world, except in picking fights with small and massively over-matched foes (e.g. invading Granada in 1983). The largest conflict during GenX’s prime years to join the military – the first Persian Gulf War – was over in a matter of weeks (17 January to 28 February 1991). The United States has not activated the draft since the war in Vietnam, but after Ford eliminated selective service registration for Baby Boomers in 1975, Carter reauthorized it in 1980 just as the leading core of GenX was approaching 18 years old.

After 9/11, many trailing core GenX members, then in their mid-20s, enlisted in the military along with leading-core Millennials (and those born in the 1980-1985 “between” years of the GenX and Millennial Generations). Draft-dodging, Boomer President George W. Bush sent them into endless war in Afghanistan and into war in Iraq under false pretenses (what WMDs?). Fortunately, unlike the ostracism faced by those who served in Vietnam, GenX and Millennials have made it a point to thank those who volunteered for their service, in the absence of a draft or even a general national mobilization to support these wars.

At present, Generation X is in their middle age (c. 37 to 52 years old in 2017). For most generations, this is the period when they reach the height of their political, economic and cultural power in American society. But they are now being labeled by some as the “Forgotten Generation” between Baby Boomers and Millennials. There has so far been only one, partially GenX President – Barack Obama. While Obama (b.1961) falls between generations, his coming of age in the late 1970s through 1980s would arguably make him shaped more by the forces surrounding leading core GenX than those of the Baby Boomers (no involvement in war, early Internet, cable television, immigration and diversity, Affirmative Action, etc.).

Millennials (core b.1985-2000)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millennials

Earlier labeled “Generation Y” by Baby Boomer marketers, Millennials were born in the two decades leading up to the turn of the millennium and came of age in its first decade and a half. Their consciousness is shaped by September 11, 2001. The leading core of the generation were only 16 when 9/11 happened and the trailing core were just infants. They came of age during endless but largely out-of-sight and often out-of-mind wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. They are “digital natives” being children when the Internet first developed as a popular medium and coming of age with social media. They live in a radically more fractured media environment than their GenX or Baby Boomer elders. If demographic trends continue as they have over the past several decades, by the time Millennials get to their late middle age or retiring years (c.2050) the United States will be “majority minority” country (no longer majority White). They have grown used to YouTube videos of Black men being shot down in the streets by police; a sort of every-day violence largely invisible, particularly to the White majority, in previous generations. They have been saddled with even more severe debt than GenX, if they pursued college or other tertiary degrees. They started entering the workforce mainly during the Great Recession and “jobless” recovery that followed. The structures of social welfare, unions and other institutions that secured life for their Baby Boomer parents have been systematically dismantled by those parents, who also look set to blow up Social Security and Medicare by the time that GenX or Millennials can benefit from those programs. Millennials have come of age and now live in a society of vastly greater economic inequality than existed at any time since the Great Depression, which the Greatest and Silent Generation experienced. The middle class has been gutted, and it is unclear how or if a largely middle class society might be resurrected, in which the vast majority would live comfortably. At present, Millennials are entering their “settling-in” years (with the leading core in their early 30s). They have mainly only known Barack Obama and Donald Trump as Presidents. It can only be hoped that this will provide sharp instruction in the qualities to be admired and those to be distained in a national leader.

Post-Millennials (core b.2005-2020)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_Z

Just to be clear, “Millennials” are those born in the two decades preceding the turn of the millennium. Those being born now, in the first two decades of the new century and millennium, are of a new generation – sometimes called “Generation Z” – again, simply ticking off letters for every generation after the “Baby Boomers”. I prefer “post-Millennials” but only time will tell what moniker settles upon them. They will be the first generation wholly of this century. It will be up to GenX and Millennials to leave them a better country than the one into which we were born and came of age.

Life Cycle of the Generations

Life Cycle Greatest Silent Baby Boom GenX Millennials
Childhood 1905-1920 1925-1940 1945-1960 1965-1980 1985-2000
Coming-of-Age 1920-1935 1940-1955 1960-1975 1980-1995 2000-2015
Settling In 1935-1950 1955-1970 1975-1990 1995-2010 2015-2030
Middle Age 1950-1965 1970-1985 1990-2005 2010-2025 2030-2045
Retiring 1965-1980 1985-2000 2005-2020 2025-2040 2045-2060
Old Age 1980-1995 2000-2015 2020-2035 2040-2045 2060-2075

 

Childhood: Core of the generation are being born and in their childhood. Shaped by the attitudes, opinions and actions of adults around them, but little influence over the society and culture themselves.

 

Coming of Age: Leading Core of the generation are entering their late teens and twenties. Trailing core have entered their late teens by the end of this period. The generation has little political or economic power, but is creating and consuming popular culture. Often reacting and rebelling against the norms of the previous generation(s). Becoming aware of the society they live in.

 

Settling In: Leading Core of the generation are getting married, starting working lives and careers and moving into middle-age early in this period. By the end of this period the trailing core of the generation are all in their thirties and leading core are moving into their late forties. As a cohort, the generation begins to develop its economic power and settle into the ways in which it will exert social and political power over the coming twenty or thirty years, such as voting habits and religious affiliations.

 

Middle-Age: The leading core of the generation are solidly into middle-age (ages 45 to 60), the trailing core are finishing their “settling in” years (ages 30 to 45). The generation is at the peak of its productive working years. They are reaching the peak of their power politically, economically and socially.

 

Retiring: The leading core of the generation (aged 60 to 75) are preparing for and starting to retire; the trailing core (aged 50 to 65) are starting to retire by the end of this period. The professional class of the generation is at the peak of its power in terms of occupying senior political, social and economic positions in society (e.g. becoming Presidents and CEOs of industry). The working class of the generation begins to see its position in society fade.

 

Old Age: The trailing core of the generation are all retired (age 65) within the first five years of this period. By the end of this period, the trailing core are entering advanced old age (75+) and the leading core are all dead or entering very advanced old age (age 85+). Slowly declining power over the society and culture.

 

Presidents and other Prominent Americans by Generation

 

Greatest Generation

Dwight Eisenhower, b.1890 (WW2 Army)

John F. Kennedy, b.1917 (WW2 Navy)

Lyndon Johnson, b.1908 (WW2 Navy)

Richard Nixon, b.1913 (WW2 Navy)

Gerald Ford, b.1913 (WW2 Navy)

Ronald Reagan, b.1911 (WW2 Army-Airforce First Motion Picture Unit)

 

Greatest/Silent Generation

Jimmy Carter, b.1924 (WW2 Navy through Korean War)

George Bush, Sr., b.1924 (WW2 Navy)

 

Silent Generation

No presidents born during the core years.

 

Baby Boomer Generation

Bill Clinton, b.1946 (Vietnam War, draft deferments)

George Bush, Jr., b.1946 (Vietnam War, Texas/Arkansas Air National Guard)

Donald Trump, b.1946 (Vietnam War, draft deferments)

 

Baby Boomer/Generation X

Barack Obama, b.1961 (No military service)

 

Other Prominent Americans

Malcom X (Civil Rights Leader), b.1925 (Silent Generation)

Allen Ginsberg (Beat Poety), b.1926 (Silent Generation)

Chuck Berry (Pioneer of Rock & Roll), b.1926 (Silent Generation)

Martin Luther King (Civil Rights Leader), b.1929 (Silent Generation)

Elvis Presley (Appropriator of Rock & Roll), b.1935 (Silent Generation)

Newt Gingrich (Divisive Politics), b.1942 (Silent/Baby Boom Generation)

Bill Gates (Microsoft Founder), b.1955 (Baby Boomer)

Steve Jobs (Apple Founder), b.1955 (Baby Boomer)

Brad Pitt (Star of “Fight Club”), b.1963 (Baby Boomer/GenX)

Evan Williams (Twitter founder), b.1972 (GenX)

Biz Stone (Twitter founder), b.1974 (GenX)

Jack Dorsey (Twitter founder), b.1976 (GenX)

Chad Hurley (YouTube Founder), b.1977 (GenX)

Steve Chen (YouTube Founder, b.Taiwan), b.1978 (GenX)

Jawid Karim (YouTube Founder, b.Germany), b.1979 (GenX)

Eduardo Saverin (Facebook Founder, b.Brazil), b.1982 (GenX/Millennial)

Andrew McCollum (Facebook Founder), b.1983 (GenX/Millennial)

Chris Hughes (Facebook Founder), b.1983 (GenX/Millennial)

Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook Founder), b.1984 (GenX/Millennial)

Dustin Moskovitz (Facebook Founder), b.1984 (GenX/Millennial)

 

Sources (beyond Wikipedia)

Immigration

http://www.history.com/topics/u-s-immigration-before-1965

http://www.history.com/topics/us-immigration-since-1965

 

 

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