Austin R Conway (1913 - 1989)

Austin R Conway
1913 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Austin R Conway was born on December 26, 1913. He died on December 6, 1989 at age 75. We know that Austin R Conway had been residing in North East, Cecil County, Maryland 21901.


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Austin R Conway died on December 6, 1989 at age 75. He was born on December 26, 1913. We have no information about Austin's family or relationships. We know that Austin R Conway had been residing in North East, Cecil County, Maryland 21901.
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In 1913, in the year that Austin R Conway was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1920, Austin was just 7 years old when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1934, he was 21 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1959, he was 46 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1989, in the year of Austin R Conway's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

Other Biographies

Other Austin Conways

Unknown - Sep 9, 1916
around 1875 - Jan 21, 1897
Sep 18, 1937 - Jun 15, 2008
Nov 30, 1901 - Apr 3, 1991
Jul 14, 1931 - April 1984
Jul 19, 1911 - February 1986
Oct 6, 1928 - Aug 27, 2000

Other Conways

Nov 4, 1921 - Dec 24, 1990
Jan 5, 1897 - August 1978
Nov 14, 1886 - May 1966
Jun 20, 1922 - July 1982
May 16, 1920 - Oct 25, 2008
Jul 9, 1924 - Nov 25, 2006
Feb 10, 1909 - October 1985
Jan 18, 1924 - Apr 21, 1999
Aug 6, 1905 - Jun 1, 1989
Nov 25, 1911 - June 1970
Aug 25, 1910 - December 1985
Jan 13, 1910 - Jan 10, 2002
Jan 5, 1927 - Apr 15, 1990
Jan 13, 1929 - Oct 8, 1995
Sep 22, 1928 - Jan 25, 2010
Feb 27, 1924 - Feb 9, 1962
Oct 16, 1929 - January 1980
Feb 27, 1908 - June 1977
Jun 2, 1929 - Apr 14, 2011
Oct 13, 1934 - December 1981

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Feb 14, 1916 - September 1973
Feb 4, 1917 - Feb 27, 1995
May 14, 1902 - November 1977
Apr 1, 1914 - Jan 19, 1998
Jul 9, 1919 - Jan 13, 2007
May 25, 1910 - Jan 21, 1996
Jan 12, 1901 - July 1983
Aug 22, 1902 - October 1984
May 26, 1899 - Jun 4, 1989
Jul 27, 1911 - Sep 12, 2008
Jun 29, 1885 - July 1967
Dec 28, 1915 - Nov 23, 2000
Aug 13, 1915 - May 15, 1999
Jan 25, 1903 - September 1980
Sep 8, 1917 - Apr 3, 2002
Nov 18, 1911 - May 15, 2005
Jan 25, 1893 - January 1967
Apr 11, 1911 - March 1971
Sep 11, 1905 - March 1970
Sep 9, 1886 - January 1969
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