Bert Decker (1898 - 1966)

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Bert Decker
1898 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Bert Decker was born on May 16, 1898. He died in October 1966 at 68 years old. We know that Bert Decker had been residing in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York 12309.


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Bert Decker died in October 1966 at age 68. He was born on May 16, 1898. We have no information about Bert's surviving family. We know that Bert Decker had been residing in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York 12309.
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In 1898, in the year that Bert Decker was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1908, when he was only 10 years old, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1912, when he was only 14 years old, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1929, at the age of 31 years old, Bert was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1966, in the year of Bert Decker's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Feb 23, 1884 - May 1979
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Sep 25, 1939 - Dec 4, 1998
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Aug 16, 1900 - December 1985
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Clifford Decker
Sep 9, 1899 - Jun 14, 1988
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May 16, 1940 - October 1978
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Aug 16, 1941 - Jun 10, 1999
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Feb 4, 1941 - Feb 9, 2004
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Sep 20, 1947 - Jan 3, 2008
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Feb 19, 1946 - Oct 25, 2006
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Feb 6, 1937 - Jan 19, 1999
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Sep 15, 2006 - May 7, 2007
Mary Decker
Jul 15, 1893 - October 1986
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Jacob Decker
Nov 30, 1904 - November 1971
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Gordon Decker
Dec 8, 1896 - May 1968
Gloversville, NY
Evlyn Decker
Aug 30, 1912 - Sep 7, 2005
Batavia, NY
Leo F Decker
Jan 18, 1911 - Nov 19, 1994
Batavia, NY
Neil Decker
Jul 1, 1893 - October 1982
Watkins Glen, NY
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Oct 14, 1914 - Feb 2, 1998
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Dec 26, 1900 - December 1976
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