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Adam Kolb (1890 - 1973)

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Adam Kolb
1890 - 1973
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April 29, 1890
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May 1973
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Bay City, Bay County, Michigan 48706
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Adam Kolb was born on April 29, 1890. He died in May 1973 at age 83. We know that Adam Kolb had been residing in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan 48706.
Updated: November 3, 2011
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Adam Kolb died in May 1973 at age 83. He was born on April 29, 1890. We have no information about Adam's immediate family. We know that Adam Kolb had been residing in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan 48706.
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In 1890, in the year that Adam Kolb was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1910, at the age of 20 years old, Adam was alive when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1933, by the time he was 43 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1962, at the age of 72 years old, Adam was alive when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1973, in the year of Adam Kolb's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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