Edward Clinton Kohler (1919 - 1987)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section T Site 667,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Clinton

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1919 - In the year that Edward Clinton Kohler was born, 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.

1924 - Edward was merely 5 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1951 - When he was 32 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1954 - Edward was 35 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1987 - In the year of Edward Clinton Kohler's passing, 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%).

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Edward Clinton Kohler passed away on June 25, 1987 at age 67. No cause of death has been entered for Edward. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section T Site 667, Portland, Or. He was born on November 4, 1919. We have no information about Edward's surviving family. We know that Edward Clinton Kohler had been residing in Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon.

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