Clifton Carlin (1900 - 1971)

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Clifton Carlin
1900 - 1971
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September 8, 1900
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May 1971
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504
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Clifton Carlin was born on September 8, 1900. He died in May 1971 at 70 years old. We know that Clifton Carlin had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Clifton Carlin passed away in May 1971 at 70 years of age. He was born on September 8, 1900. We are unaware of information about Clifton's family or relationships. We know that Clifton Carlin had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504.

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In 1900, in the year that Clifton Carlin was born, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1918, he was 18 years old when on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1950, Clifton was 50 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1966, at the age of 66 years old, Clifton was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1971, in the year of Clifton Carlin's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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