Edward Blocker (1896 - 1970)

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 33731.
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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 33731.
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In 1896, in the year that Edward Blocker was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1919, Edward was 23 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1939, Edward was 43 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1958, he was 62 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

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 7, 1892 - August 1979
Nov 1, 1899 - July 1972
May 25, 1930 - Dec 28, 2010
Oct 2, 1928 - April 1999
Jun 15, 1900 - June 1982
Mar 9, 1930 - Feb 15, 2010
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Sep 23, 1919 - June 1978
Jan 24, 1939 - Apr 25, 2005
Mar 28, 1940 - January 1978
Aug 11, 1944 - July 1989
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