Clarence Decker (1925 - 1974)

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Clarence Decker
1925 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Clarence Decker was born on April 1, 1925. He died in December 1974 at 49 years of age.

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Clarence Decker passed away in December 1974 at age 49. He was born on April 1, 1925. There is no information about Clarence's family.
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In 1925, in the year that Clarence Decker was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1930, at the age of only 5 years old, Clarence was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1955, by the time he was 30 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1968, Clarence was 43 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1974, in the year of Clarence Decker's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Clarence B Decker
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
Clarence Decker
Born: around 1927
United States
Clarence G Decker
Born: around 1912
Washington, United States
Clarence G Decker
Born: around 1925
Iowa, United States
Clarence G Decker
Born: around 1926
Iowa, United States
Clarence J Decker
Born: around 1905
Illinois, United States
Clarence P Decker
Born: around 1920
Wisconsin, United States
Clarence E Decker
Born: around 1925
United States
Clarence G Decker
Born: around 1916
Pennsylvania, United States
Clarence B Decker
Born: around 1913
Pennsylvania, United States
Clarence A Decker
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Clarence E Decker
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Clarence E Decker
Born: around 1915
New York, United States
Clarence v Decker
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Clarence R Decker
Born: around 1917
Massachusetts, United States
Clarence E Decker
Born: around 1855
California, United States
Clarence Gordon Decker
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 9, 1946
Clarence W Decker
Died: Jun 30, 1942
Clarence Milton Decker
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 7, 1971

Other Deckers

Harold Decker
Jun 18, 1927 - April 1983
Gansevoort, NY
Helen E Decker
May 5, 1921 - Jan 23, 1994
Albany, NY
Dorothy M Decker
Dec 10, 1923 - Jun 15, 2010
Ridgewood, NY
Rita A Decker
Oct 28, 1920 - Sep 14, 1996
Kingston, NY
Olive Decker
Mar 3, 1886 - January 1965
New York
Rae Decker
Dec 5, 1925 - Feb 7, 2000
High Falls, NY
Edward M Decker
May 18, 1926 - Jun 3, 1991
Edith M Decker
Mar 15, 1914 - Sep 3, 2003
Earlville, NY
Lillian Decker
Sep 14, 1899 - August 1986
Schenectady, NY
Virginia Decker
Dec 2, 1924 - June 1984
Helen Decker
Apr 26, 1897 - May 1973
Homestead, FL
Emily M Decker
Dec 12, 1921 - Mar 14, 1999
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Agnes Decker
Jan 9, 1896 - July 1969
Madison, CT
Paul Decker
Oct 16, 1919 - October 1983
Phoenix, AZ
Florence M Decker
Apr 17, 1930 - Dec 30, 2003
East Greenbush, NY
Freda Decker
Dec 14, 1896 - October 1976
Monsey, NY
Maude Decker
Jul 12, 1885 - December 1973
Hudson, NY
Laura Decker
Dec 31, 1893 - October 1979
Johnson City, NY
Catherine Decker
Oct 18, 1914 - Mar 19, 2005
Carolyn P Decker
Jul 22, 1952 - Dec 1, 2005

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James Walsh
Sep 30, 1892 - September 1973
Haverstraw, NY
Mildred Curran
Mar 19, 1905 - Oct 29, 1995
Port Jervis, NY
Minnie Shimer
Oct 20, 1894 - January 1981
Milford, PA
Irene E Liptak
Sep 30, 1924 - Oct 31, 2005
Milford, PA
Theodore Degraw
Dec 26, 1922 - Jul 26, 2002
Rosemary June Dailey
Jun 1, 1926 - Nov 7, 1997
Del Rio, TX
George Oneil
Jun 2, 1921 - January 1975
Richard L Doolittle
Oct 19, 1925 - Oct 6, 1993
Middletown, NY
Lucy R Lendich
Mar 6, 1925 - Nov 8, 2006
Somerset, CA
Nathan Friedman
Jul 21, 1900 - May 24, 1989
Wesson, MS
Clifford Conklin
Dec 7, 1902 - April 1970
Livingston Manor, NY
Madeline M Masur
Jun 29, 1895 - Apr 5, 1999
Pearl River, NY
Frances Fonti
Sep 15, 1923 - Nov 2, 1995
Bethel, CT
Arthur J Manheim
Oct 2, 1912 - Feb 23, 2001
Westwood, NJ
Alice E Levine
Jun 20, 1925 - Nov 22, 2001
West Orange, NJ
John H Wieboldt
Jul 25, 1920 - Jul 9, 1993
Labelle, FL
Andrew E Gurran
Feb 7, 1927 - May 11, 1992
Phillipsburg, NJ
Harold C Thomas
Apr 23, 1924 - Jan 9, 2006
Shallotte, NC
Mac Thomas
Oct 22, 1885 - March 1973
Suffern, NY
Robert C Vanwagner
Mar 10, 1925 - Jul 6, 1992
Tivoli, NY
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