Alfred Daniel Towle (1943 - 2008)

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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section CBN Row 2 Site 13,
P.o. Box 6237, San Diego, Ca

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Oceanside, San Diego County, California

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: MSGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Daniel

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1943 - In the year that Alfred Daniel Towle was born, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1948 - Alfred was merely 5 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1957 - Alfred was only 14 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1975 - He was 32 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1995 - He was 52 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Alfred Daniel Towle passed away on September 20, 2008 at age 65. No cause of death has been entered for Alfred. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBN Row 2 Site 13, San Diego, Ca. He was born on June 7, 1943. We are unaware of information about Alfred's immediate family. We know that Alfred Daniel Towle had been residing in Oceanside, San Diego County, California.

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