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Charles E Mowry (1901 - 1987)

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Charles E Mowry
1901 - 1987
Born
August 17, 1901
Death
November 28, 1987
Last Known Residence
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 74137
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Charles E Mowry of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma was born on August 17, 1901, and died at age 86 years old on November 28, 1987.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 68341513

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Charles Mowry passed away at age 86 years old on November 28, 1987. Charles E Mowry of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma was born on August 17, 1901.

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Charles E Mowry lived 11 years longer than the average Mowry family member when he died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Mowry family member is 75.
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1901 - 1987 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Charles E Mowry was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1919, when he was 18 years old, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1957, he was 56 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1970, Charles was 69 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1987, in the year of Charles E Mowry's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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