Claire Funk (1922 - 1999)

Claire Funk
1922 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Claire Funk was born on December 2, 1922. She died on November 3, 1999 at 76 years old. We know that Claire Funk had been residing in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15601.

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Claire Funk passed away on November 3, 1999 at age 76. She was born on December 2, 1922. We have no information about Claire's surviving family. We know that Claire Funk had been residing in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15601.
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In 1922, in the year that Claire Funk was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1933, Claire was just 11 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1948, when she was 26 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1965, at the age of 43 years old, Claire was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1989, at the age of 67 years old, Claire was alive when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Other Claire Funks

around 1922 - Unknown
around 1908 - Feb 29, 1940
Jun 26, 1923 - Jan 15, 1995
Jan 1, 1917 - May 1, 2011
Sep 1, 1925 - January 1987
Nov 13, 1922 - Apr 7, 2003

Other Funks

Mar 10, 1921 - Oct 4, 2002
Jul 20, 1920 - Oct 2, 1995
Dec 25, 1921 - Sep 27, 2000
Apr 4, 1921 - Mar 19, 2004
May 13, 1928 - Feb 6, 1994
Jul 18, 1910 - March 1981
Mar 18, 1892 - Oct 14, 2000
Dec 27, 1927 - Apr 8, 2005
Aug 1, 1930 - Dec 23, 2009
Mar 17, 1918 - Oct 27, 1993
Aug 14, 1933 - Jan 19, 2009
May 22, 1935 - Sep 15, 1995
May 17, 1937 - December 1980
Apr 26, 1937 - Mar 17, 2009
Jan 31, 1941 - May 6, 2007
Dec 26, 1939 - Apr 13, 2000
Apr 1, 1908 - Feb 27, 2000
Oct 4, 1948 - Sep 3, 1998
Nov 23, 1925 - February 1981
May 20, 1900 - September 1983

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Jul 10, 1921 - Jan 28, 2005
Oct 18, 1920 - Aug 9, 2005
Jul 19, 1921 - May 11, 1998
Aug 23, 1921 - Dec 6, 2000
Jun 8, 1917 - Mar 23, 2010
Jan 28, 1917 - February 1952
Dec 23, 1912 - March 1992
Feb 2, 1897 - December 1968
Jun 26, 1901 - Jan 29, 2011
Oct 18, 1919 - Nov 17, 2010
Sep 21, 1911 - Sep 12, 1997
Feb 2, 1899 - December 1985
Jun 13, 1912 - Jan 13, 1991
Oct 27, 1912 - Aug 12, 2001
May 8, 1913 - February 1975
Oct 16, 1914 - Dec 15, 1996
Jul 14, 1889 - May 1968
Apr 16, 1920 - January 1982
Sep 8, 1904 - June 1972
Feb 5, 1922 - January 1975
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