Edward Blocker (1896 - 1970)

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Edward Blocker
1896 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Blocker was born on April 1, 1896. He died in February 1970 at 73 years old. We know that Edward Blocker had been residing in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.


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Edward Blocker passed away in February 1970 at age 73. He was born on April 1, 1896. There is no information about Edward's surviving family. We know that Edward Blocker had been residing in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.
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In 1896, in the year that Edward Blocker was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1907, when he was only 11 years old, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1916, by the time he was 20 years old, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1921, at the age of 25 years old, Edward was alive when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1970, in the year of Edward Blocker's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Jun 20, 1908 - May 1961
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Jun 30, 1880 - April 1964
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Willie Ray Blocker
Feb 21, 1920 - Dec 9, 2010
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Mar 23, 1880 - April 1970
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Mar 5, 1917 - Jun 22, 1996
Sarasota, FL
Ethel J Blocker
Sep 25, 1912 - April 1993
Hollister, FL
Alfred L Blocker
Oct 16, 1921 - May 11, 1992
Alberta Blocker
Aug 10, 1907 - February 1984
Claxton, Georgia
Kuehl v Blocker
Aug 12, 1924 - Jul 13, 1995
Lake Wales, FL
Herbert Blocker
Jun 27, 1894 - January 1986
Tampa, Florida
Dextra Blocker
Jun 7, 1892 - August 1979
Everlena Blocker
Nov 1, 1899 - July 1972
Jacksonville, Florida
Johnnie Mae Blocker
May 25, 1930 - Dec 28, 2010
Tampa, Florida
C L Blocker
Oct 2, 1928 - April 1999
Susie Blocker
Jun 15, 1900 - June 1982
Miami, Florida
Bessie Blocker
Mar 9, 1930 - Feb 15, 2010
Detroit, MI
Mittie Blocker
Oct 4, 1919 - January 1983
Miami, Florida
Dessie Blocker
Sep 23, 1919 - June 1978
Opa Locka, Florida
James F Blocker
Jan 24, 1939 - Apr 25, 2005
Crescent City, FL
Katherine Blocker
Mar 28, 1940 - January 1978
H L Blocker
Aug 11, 1944 - July 1989
Christophe M Blocker
Sep 23, 1976 - Jun 2, 1997
Sugar Land, TX

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Carl Walker
Dec 27, 1899 - August 1981
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Jacksonville, FL
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