Alex Marks (1913 - 1992)

Alex Marks
1913 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Alex Marks was born on May 25, 1913. He died on April 2, 1992 at 78 years old. We know that Alex Marks had been residing in Fresno, Fresno County, California 93703.

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Alex Marks died on April 2, 1992 at age 78. He was born on May 25, 1913. We have no information about Alex's immediate family. We know that Alex Marks had been residing in Fresno, Fresno County, California 93703.
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In 1913, in the year that Alex Marks was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1924, by the time he was just 11 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1944, when he was 31 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1977, at the age of 64 years old, Alex was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1992, in the year of Alex Marks's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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c. 1856 - Jun 10, 1899
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Sep 18, 1908 - Jan 25, 2003
Sep 9, 1905 - Nov 26, 1996
May 29, 1899 - May 10, 1990
May 22, 1882 - October 1965
Aug 27, 1919 - June 1969
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