Clement Kraus (1911 - 1986)

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Clement Kraus
1911 - 1986
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December 22, 1911
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July 1986
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503
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Clement Kraus was born on December 22, 1911. He died in July 1986 at 74 years old. We know that Clement Kraus had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Clement Kraus passed away in July 1986 at 74 years old. He was born on December 22, 1911. We are unaware of information about Clement's family. We know that Clement Kraus had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.

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In 1911, in the year that Clement Kraus was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1929, at the age of 18 years old, Clement was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1948, by the time he was 37 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, Clement was 54 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1986, in the year of Clement Kraus's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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