Chester F Zawacki (1928 - 2011)

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Chester F Zawacki
1928 - 2011
August 27, 1928
June 19, 2011
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Rolling Meadows, Cook County, Illinois 60008
Chester F Zawacki was born on August 27, 1928. He died on June 19, 2011 at 82 years of age. We know that Chester F Zawacki had been residing in Rolling Meadows, Cook County, Illinois 60008.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Chester F Zawacki died on June 19, 2011 at age 82. He was born on August 27, 1928. We are unaware of information about Chester's surviving family. We know that Chester F Zawacki had been residing in Rolling Meadows, Cook County, Illinois 60008.

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In 1928, in the year that Chester F Zawacki was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1936, he was just 8 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1955, at the age of 27 years old, Chester was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1980, Chester was 52 years old when 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.

In 1995, he was 67 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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