Carl Booker (1919 - 1978)

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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

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Tanya Booker

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Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Kadin Booker

Kadin Booker

Ennis Booker

Ennis Booker

Samia Booker

Samia Booker

Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Cogie Lee Suber-Booker

Cogie Lee Suber-Booker

J. C. Booker

J. C. Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Orita Florence (Oxley) Booker, West Virginia

Orita Florence (Oxley) Booker, West Virginia

Mason E Smith Meeting at the Mess Hall

Mason E Smith Meeting at the Mess Hall

Jack Booker, Bruce Reeves, and WS Shade Daniell

Jack Booker, Bruce Reeves, and WS Shade Daniell

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Bettie Booker Tanya Booker Tanya Booker Kadin Booker

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1919 - In the year that Carl Booker was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

1928 - Carl was just 9 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1934 - At the age of just 15 years old, Carl was alive when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1955 - He was 36 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1978 - In the year of Carl Booker's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Carl Booker died in August 1978 at age 59. No cause of death has been entered for Carl. He was born on April 24, 1919. There is no information about Carl's immediate family. We know that Carl Booker had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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