Arlys A Newby (1921 - 1995)



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Tahoma National Cemetery
Section O Row A Site 4,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa


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Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: FM1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1921 - In the year that Arlys A Newby was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1958 - At the age of 37 years old, Arlys was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

1969 - When this person was 48 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

1976 - Arlys was 55 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1995 - In the year of Arlys A Newby's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Arlys A Newby died on June 7, 1995 at age 73. There is no known cause of death. Arlys was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section O Row A Site 4, Kent, Wa. Arlys was born on October 15, 1921. We have no information about Arlys's family or relationships. We know that Arlys A Newby had been residing in Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington.


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