Alvord Decker (1888 - 1966)

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Alvord Decker
1888 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Alvord Decker was born on April 9, 1888. Alvord died in October 1966 at 78 years of age. We know that Alvord Decker had been residing in West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York.


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Alvord Decker passed away in October 1966 at 78 years of age. Alvord was born on April 9, 1888. We are unaware of information about Alvord's family. We know that Alvord Decker had been residing in West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York.
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In 1888, in the year that Alvord Decker was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1938, this person was 50 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, by the time this person was 57 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1953, Alvord was 65 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1966, in the year of Alvord Decker's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Oct 10, 1941 - Feb 12, 2010
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Warwick, NY
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Jan 12, 1901 - Nov 6, 1990
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May 12, 1954 - Feb 5, 2007
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Oct 5, 1963 - May 31, 1985
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May 3, 1991 - Dec 23, 1998
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