Amos Decker (1915 - 1980)

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Amos Decker
1915 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Amos Decker was born on September 2, 1915. He died in October 1980 at age 65. We know that Amos Decker had been residing in Manila, Mississippi County, Arkansas.


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Amos Decker passed away in October 1980 at 65 years old. He was born on September 2, 1915. We are unaware of information about Amos's family or relationships. We know that Amos Decker had been residing in Manila, Mississippi County, Arkansas.
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In 1915, in the year that Amos Decker was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1935, Amos was 20 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1961, by the time he was 46 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1971, when he was 56 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1980, in the year of Amos Decker's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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James Decker
Mar 31, 1908 - March 1976
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Julious N Decker
Jul 11, 1913 - Jan 31, 1989
Drasco, AR
Johnie Decker
Nov 3, 1919 - January 1966
Aubrey P Decker
Mar 16, 1909 - Dec 12, 1977
Tulsa, OK
Clyde Decker
Oct 30, 1911 - May 1985
Newnan, Georgia
Clifford W Decker
Sep 26, 1919 - Jan 15, 1977
Saint Louis, MO
Joe S Decker
May 12, 1912 - Dec 26, 1988
Newhall, CA
Grace P Decker
Apr 28, 1908 - Jan 19, 1993
Independence, MO
Fonzo Decker
Jul 17, 1893 - Aug 5, 1988
Wilburn, AR
Virgie Decker
Aug 13, 1904 - Aug 22, 1998
Mountain View, AR
Alvin G Decker
Dec 12, 1919 - May 29, 1996
Austin, TX
William B Decker
Feb 26, 1891 - March 1988
Mountain View, AR
Blanche Decker
Dec 10, 1913 - November 1989
Sun Valley, NV
Earl H Decker
Feb 15, 1916 - Jul 17, 2001
Pocahontas, AR
Mae Decker
Jan 19, 1904 - April 1976
Mena, Arkansas
Calvin O Decker
Nov 2, 1923 - May 27, 2000
Panama City, FL
Thomas J Decker
Feb 4, 1923 - Feb 8, 1982
Doris Decker
Oct 31, 1885 - December 1985
Minneola, Kansas
Rheba A Decker
Dec 8, 1924 - Jan 18, 2004
Russellville, AR
Luther Decker
Jun 1, 1904 - September 1962

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James Dubard
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