Alvin Delap (1913 - 1987)

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Alvin Delap
1913 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Alvin Delap was born on April 20, 1913. He died in April 1987 at 73 years old. We know that Alvin Delap had been residing in Milan, Ripley County, Indiana 47031.

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Alvin Delap passed away in April 1987 at age 73. He was born on April 20, 1913. We are unaware of information about Alvin's surviving family. We know that Alvin Delap had been residing in Milan, Ripley County, Indiana 47031.
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In 1913, in the year that Alvin Delap was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1946, Alvin was 33 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1963, at the age of 50 years old, Alvin was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1972, he was 59 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1987, in the year of Alvin Delap's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Gladys Delap
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Dorothy I Delap
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Glada M Delap
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Mollie Delap
Aug 7, 1886 - May 1975
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Deanna H Delap
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James Delap
Jun 20, 1888 - April 1983
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John H Delap
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