Chester Ray Binkie (1918 - 1996)

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Chester Ray Binkie
1918 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Chester Ray Binkie was born on August 1, 1918. He died on March 13, 1996 at 77 years of age. We know that Chester Ray Binkie had been residing in Sitka, Sitka County, Alaska 99835.

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Sitka National Cemetery Section 4 Row 6 Site 151, 803 Sawmill Creek Road, in Sitka, Alaska 99835

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Sitka, Sitka County, Alaska 99835

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Chester Ray Binkie passed away on March 13, 1996 at 77 years of age. He was buried in Sitka National Cemetery Section 4 Row 6 Site 151, Sitka, Alaska. He was born on August 1, 1918. We are unaware of information about Chester's family or relationships.
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1918 - 1996 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Chester Ray Binkie was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1924, by the time he was only 6 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1965, when he was 47 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1988, at the age of 70 years old, Chester was alive when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1996, in the year of Chester Ray Binkie's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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