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.


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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.
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In 1898, in the year that Bert Decker was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1900, by the time he was just 2 years old, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1933, at the age of 35 years old, Bert was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1948, at the age of 50 years old, Bert was alive when 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 1966, in the year of Bert Decker's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Feb 23, 1884 - May 1979
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Jul 1, 1939 - Aug 29, 1997
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Sep 25, 1939 - Dec 4, 1998
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Aug 16, 1900 - December 1985
Deposit, NY
Clifford Decker
Sep 9, 1899 - Jun 14, 1988
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May 16, 1940 - October 1978
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George C Decker
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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Walter M Decker
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
Cincinnati, OH
Gordon Decker
Dec 8, 1896 - May 1968
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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
Lawrence H Decker
Oct 14, 1914 - Feb 2, 1998
Bath, NY
William Decker
Dec 26, 1900 - December 1976
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