Anthony Dawson (1913 - 1987)

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Anthony Dawson
1913 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Anthony Dawson was born on April 9, 1913. He died in March 1987 at 73 years old. We know that Anthony Dawson had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


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Anthony Dawson died in March 1987 at 73 years of age. He was born on April 9, 1913. We are unaware of information about Anthony's family or relationships. We know that Anthony Dawson had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1913, in the year that Anthony Dawson was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1924, he was merely 11 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1935, Anthony was 22 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 1972, when he was 59 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1987, in the year of Anthony Dawson'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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Born: around 1983
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Otis Dawson
Feb 20, 1912 - Jul 3, 2000
James Dawson
Jan 2, 1903 - March 1973
Coleman Dawson
May 19, 1909 - May 18, 2002
Clifford B Dawson
Feb 25, 1922 - Sep 16, 1997
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Herbert Dawson
Jul 9, 1906 - December 1976
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Joseph E Dawson
Jan 5, 1917 - Mar 12, 2007
Avon Park, FL
E Scott Dawson
Sep 20, 1918 - Oct 4, 2007
Baton Rouge, LA
Carl E Dawson
Mar 29, 1916 - May 7, 1995
Coshocton, OH
Ronald Dawson
Sep 26, 1916 - July 1968
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Joseph C Dawson
Sep 8, 1912 - May 25, 1989
Kinsman, OH
Helen P Dawson
Jun 6, 1907 - Feb 8, 1997
Kimball, WV
William L Dawson
Feb 10, 1895 - Oct 25, 1976
George Dawson
Jul 29, 1886 - March 1975
Penn Yan, New York
James Dawson
Jul 4, 1897 - April 1980
Logansport, Indiana
George Dawson
Jun 18, 1883 - March 1970
Monroeville, Indiana
Jesse Dawson
Jul 25, 1896 - March 1981
Carrollton, Ohio
Harry J Dawson
Aug 1, 1915 - May 10, 1994
Philadelphia, PA
Robert Dawson
Dec 25, 1906 - September 1981
Saint Pauls, North Carolina
Lorane Dawson
Apr 26, 1917 - September 1971
Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Esther E Dawson
Aug 28, 1901 - May 28, 1997

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