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Benedict Lear (born 1918)

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Benedict Lear
1918
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c. 1918
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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States
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Benedict Lear was born c. 1918. We know that Benedict Lear had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
Updated: September 24, 2013
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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States
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Semiskilled Occupations In Mechanical Treatment Of Metals (rolling, Stamping, Forging, Pressing, Etc.), N.e.c.

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Military serial#: 33330068 Enlisted: August 25, 1942 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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Benedict Lear was born c. 1918. We have no information about Benedict's surviving family. We know that Benedict Lear had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
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In 1918, in the year that Benedict Lear was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1924, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1948, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1963, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1984, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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