Andrew Decker (1889 - 1968)

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Andrew Decker
1889 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Andrew Decker was born on August 9, 1889. He died in February 1968 at 78 years of age. We know that Andrew Decker had been residing in Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky.


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Andrew Decker died in February 1968 at age 78. He was born on August 9, 1889. We are unaware of information about Andrew's family or relationships. We know that Andrew Decker had been residing in Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky.
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In 1889, in the year that Andrew Decker was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1899, by the time he was merely 10 years old, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1906, Andrew was 17 years old when Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1926, at the age of 37 years old, Andrew was alive when 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 1968, in the year of Andrew Decker's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Other Andrew Deckers

Andrew W Decker
Born: around 1918
Wisconsin, United States
Andrew L Decker
Born: around 1917
Indiana, United States
Andrew F Decker
Born: around 1910
Pennsylvania, United States
Andrew Decker
Born: around 1912
New York, United States
Andrew W Jr Decker
Born: around 1923
Connecticut, United States
Andrew W Decker
Born: around 1915
New Jersey, United States
Andrew J Decker
around 1827 - Jan 30, 1902
Andrew B Decker
around 1817 - Jan 21, 1901
Andrew Decker
around 1872 - Mar 4, 1940
Andrew Decker
around 1878 - Sep 13, 1932
Andrew S. Decker
Born: around 1973
Andrew C. Decker
Born: around 1978
Andrew J. Decker
Born: around 1972
Andrew D Decker
Nov 28, 1975 - Jun 5, 1993
Andrew Decker
Oct 7, 1898 - September 1962
Andrew Decker
Apr 28, 1905 - Jan 30, 2005
Lincoln, NE

Other Deckers

Noble Decker
Feb 21, 1908 - Sep 11, 2003
Sacramento, KY
Alva Decker
Dec 7, 1907 - Sep 5, 1993
Louisville, KY
Robert Decker
Jul 26, 1917 - June 1983
Fort Worth, Texas
Iverson H Decker
Sep 15, 1910 - Mar 12, 1997
Louisville, KY
Brad S Decker
Aug 5, 1972 - Jun 28, 2002
Louisville, KY
Roger L Decker
Jan 24, 1921 - Dec 11, 2002
Leitchfield, KY
Osa E Decker
May 14, 1920 - Sep 8, 1994
Sun City Center, FL
Stroud Decker
Feb 14, 1918 - Nov 2, 1998
Leitchfield, KY
Gladys Decker
Aug 15, 1924 - February 1985
Louisville, Kentucky
Rissie R Decker
May 17, 1920 - Jan 16, 1989
Jeffersonville, IN
W Lisco Decker
Jan 25, 1918 - December 1978
Muncie, Indiana
Beatrice Decker
Jun 15, 1920 - September 1982
Beaver Dam, Kentucky
James F Decker
Apr 12, 1923 - Dec 5, 2005
Louisville, KY
James F Decker
Jun 29, 1926 - Feb 22, 2009
Louisville, KY
Cleve C Decker
May 1, 1927 - Jun 25, 2005
Louisville, KY
Mildred Decker
Aug 31, 1924 - August 1973
George R Decker
Jun 13, 1923 - Oct 12, 1994
Katye L Decker
Aug 2, 1911 - Apr 13, 2005
Cecilia, KY
Ralph H Decker
Jun 11, 1924 - Mar 27, 1992
Marjorie Decker
Jun 24, 1921 - September 1980
Water Valley, Kentucky

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Dec 3, 1911 - November 1976
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Willie Adcock
Jun 11, 1894 - Jul 2, 1988
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James Quisenberry
Apr 26, 1910 - January 1981
Powderly, Kentucky
T J Caskey
Aug 25, 1913 - Apr 27, 1990
Graham, KY
Ottie Dills
May 17, 1898 - January 1969
Cynthiana, Kentucky
James Bailey
May 11, 1903 - September 1968
Mayfield, Kentucky
James Sanders
Nov 17, 1899 - February 1974
Paducah, Kentucky
James Coons
Apr 13, 1909 - June 1971
Manchester, Tennessee
Glenn Coons
May 8, 1917 - April 1976
Joseph J Sheeley
Dec 25, 1918 - Nov 6, 1995
Louisville, KY
Jerome Harvey
Apr 21, 1902 - January 1982
Scottsville, Kentucky
Charles H Vienez
Aug 7, 1902 - Jan 6, 1994
Columbus, OH
Bernard Garrett
Feb 22, 1914 - Feb 8, 2001
Lebanon, KY
Otis E Atherton
Sep 6, 1917 - Jun 25, 1988
Louisville, KY
Dutch F Warren
Aug 22, 1910 - Feb 4, 2003
Magnolia, KY
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Oct 23, 1917 - Jul 31, 2009
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Oct 2, 1917 - Feb 6, 1996
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