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Alva Long (1926 - 1994)

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Alva C Long
1926 - 1994
Born
February 9, 1926
Death
October 29, 1994
Last Known Residence
Auburn, King County, Washington 98002
Summary
Alva C Long of Auburn, King County, Washington was born on February 9, 1926, and died at age 68 years old on October 29, 1994.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 82076252

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Auburn, King County, Washington 98002
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February 9, 1926
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Ethnicity & Family History

White, Citizen

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King County, Washington United States

Education

4 Years Of High School

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Tinsmiths, Coppersmiths, And Sheet Metal Workers

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Military Service

Military serial#: 19195241 Enlisted: November 29, 1945 in Roswell Aaf New Mexico Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private First Class, Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: One Year Enlistment
October 29, 1994
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Alva Long passed away at age 68 years old on October 29, 1994. Alva C Long of Auburn, King County, Washington was born on February 9, 1926.

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Alva Long lived 4 years shorter than the average Long family member when he died at the age of 68.
The average age of a Long family member is 72.
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1926 - 1994 World Events

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In 1926, in the year that Alva Long was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1937, Alva was only 11 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1949, by the time he was 23 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1968, Alva was 42 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1994, in the year of Alva Long's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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