Burton C Dewey (1926 - 2009)

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Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington

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1926 - In the year that Burton C Dewey was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1932 - When he was just 6 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1941 - Burton was just 15 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1972 - At the age of 46 years old, Burton was alive when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1987 - When he was 61 years old, 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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Burton C Dewey died on December 5, 2009 at 82 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Burton. He was born on December 12, 1926. We have no information about Burton's family or relationships. We know that Burton C Dewey had been residing in Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington.

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