Alfonso Askew

(1908 - 1993)

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Alfonso Askew
1908 - 1993
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May 8, 1908
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June 25, 1993
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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38106
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Alfonso Askew was born on May 8, 1908. He died on June 25, 1993 at 85 years old. We know that Alfonso Askew had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38106.
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Alfonso Askew passed away on June 25, 1993 at age 85. He was born on May 8, 1908. We have no information about Alfonso's surviving family. We know that Alfonso Askew had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38106.

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In 1908, in the year that Alfonso Askew was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1941, at the age of 33 years old, Alfonso was alive when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1967, at the age of 59 years old, Alfonso was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1977, at the age of 69 years old, Alfonso was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1993, in the year of Alfonso Askew's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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