Charles B Dow Jr (1925 - 2002)

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Burial / Funeral

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Section 31 Site 324,
Off Connery Avenue, Bourne, Ma

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Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: TM2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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B

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Jr

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1925 - In the year that Charles B Dow Jr was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

1949 - When he was 24 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1968 - He was 43 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

1980 - By the time he was 55 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1994 - At the age of 69 years old, Charles was alive when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Charles B Dow Jr passed away on March 3, 2002 at 76 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Massachusetts National Cemetery Section 31 Site 324, Bourne, Ma. He was born on September 3, 1925. We are unaware of information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles B Dow Jr had been residing in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

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