Arthur Oliver (1912 - 1987)

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Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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Lettie Mae Oliver & Daughter Jasmin Oliver

Lettie Mae Oliver & Daughter Jasmin Oliver

Lettie Mae Oliver

Lettie Mae Oliver

Samuel Frederick Oliver Diprose

Samuel Frederick Oliver Diprose

William G Oliver and wife

William G Oliver and wife

William R. Oliver Death certificate

William R. Oliver Death certificate

Effie Mae Row

Effie Mae Row

Sherece S. (Stubbs) Oliver

Sherece S. (Stubbs) Oliver

Walt and Carl Oliver

Walt and Carl Oliver

Carl Oliver Obituary

Carl Oliver Obituary

Walter Oliver and Carl Oliver

Walter Oliver and Carl Oliver

Margaret Oliver

Margaret Oliver

Girlean Oliver

Girlean Oliver

Elsie (Simcoff) Oliver

Elsie (Simcoff) Oliver

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Richard Lloyd Oliver Lettie Mae Oliver & Daughter Jasmin Oliver Lettie Mae Oliver Samuel Frederick Oliver Diprose

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1912 - In the year that Arthur Oliver was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1920 - At the age of only 8 years old, Arthur was alive when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

1921 - When he was merely 9 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

1971 - At the age of 59 years old, Arthur was alive when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

1987 - In the year of Arthur Oliver'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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Arthur Oliver passed away in February 1987 at 74 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Arthur. He was born on July 18, 1912. We are unaware of information about Arthur's family or relationships. We know that Arthur Oliver had been residing in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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