Earl B Ireland (1928 - 1997)

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Earl B Ireland
1928 - 1997
February 22, 1928
August 31, 1997
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New Cumberland, Hancock County, West Virginia 26047
Earl B Ireland was born on February 22, 1928. He died on August 31, 1997 at 69 years old. We know that Earl B Ireland had been residing in New Cumberland, Hancock County, West Virginia 26047.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Earl B Ireland passed away on August 31, 1997 at age 69. He was born on February 22, 1928. We are unaware of information about Earl's immediate family. We know that Earl B Ireland had been residing in New Cumberland, Hancock County, West Virginia 26047.
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In 1928, in the year that Earl B Ireland was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1936, Earl was merely 8 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1950, he was 22 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1987, by the time he was 59 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1997, in the year of Earl B Ireland's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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