Edward Downing (1908 - 1981)

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Edward Downing
1908 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Downing was born on March 14, 1908. He died in February 1981 at age 72. We know that Edward Downing had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.


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Edward Downing passed away in February 1981 at age 72. He was born on March 14, 1908. There is no information about Edward's family or relationships. We know that Edward Downing had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.
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In 1908, in the year that Edward Downing was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1917, when he was just 9 years old, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1921, at the age of only 13 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 1935, Edward was 27 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1981, in the year of Edward Downing's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Edward James Downing
around 1916 - Dec 6, 1942
Edward Aubrey Downing
around 1926 - Apr 15, 1945
Edward v Downing
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Edward K Downing
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Edward L Jr Downing
Born: around 1923
Missouri, United States
Edward R Downing
Born: around 1921
Wisconsin, United States
Edward A Downing
Born: around 1913
Ohio, United States
Edward D Downing
Born: around 1918
United States
Edward Downing
Born: around 1910
Pennsylvania, United States
Edward R Downing
Born: around 1913
New Jersey, United States
Edward F Downing
Born: around 1921
Massachusetts, United States
Edward C Downing
Born: around 1928
California, United States
Edward C Jr Downing
Born: around 1928
United States
Edward Downing
Fitzroy, Australia
Edward John Downing
Prahran, Australia
Edward Downing
Euro, Australia
Edward Armitt Downing
Melbourne, Australia
Edward William Downing
1887 - 1941
Mildura, Australia
Edward Downing
1862 - 1913
Brat East, Australia
Edward James Downing
Died: 1908
Ballarat East, Australia

Other Downings

Betty Downing
May 1, 1921 - June 1983
Jeannette, PA
Robert W Downing
Sep 26, 1918 - Dec 23, 1989
William Downing
Mar 4, 1930 - June 1985
Lottie Downing
Nov 20, 1886 - October 1979
Oil City, PA
Georgina Downing
May 18, 1891 - June 1976
Jeannette, PA
Elsie Downing
Jun 19, 1901 - October 1976
Vandergrift, PA
Frank Downing
Feb 14, 1904 - February 1961
Alfred Downing
Jul 30, 1902 - May 1975
Pittsburgh, PA
Alan Downing
Nov 25, 1900 - September 1980
Greensburg, PA
Edward Downing
Jan 28, 1910 - Mar 11, 1988
Jeannette, PA
Reginald Downing
Apr 5, 1904 - July 1983
Jeannette, PA
John Downing
Apr 9, 1900 - May 1979
Jeannette, PA
Joseph F Downing
Sep 26, 1909 - Sep 28, 1996
Penn, PA
Margaret Downing
Nov 15, 1915 - December 1980
Charles G Downing
Apr 29, 1920 - Sep 8, 1998
Eagle Pass, TX
Wilbert Downing
Mar 18, 1896 - February 1963
Iva W Downing
Apr 25, 1915 - May 11, 2006
Mary Downing
Feb 12, 1907 - July 1984
Pittsburgh, PA
Charles M Downing
Aug 5, 1933 - Oct 7, 2010
San Jose, CA
Lewis Downing
Mar 19, 1875 - November 1962

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Peter Gryback
May 11, 1887 - December 1981
Lyndora, PA
Clarence Portman
Oct 20, 1892 - July 1982
Butler, PA
Harry Travis
Mar 19, 1886 - January 1969
Butler, PA
Raymond Kinney
Sep 17, 1914 - October 1984
Butler, PA
Arthur Saylor
Jul 3, 1903 - October 1955
John Somerville
Mar 8, 1907 - April 1984
Butler, PA
Albert D Sherman
Nov 16, 1912 - Jan 18, 1995
Butler, PA
Roy P Tooke
Jun 3, 1896 - Sep 22, 1990
Clifford Minehart
Jan 15, 1894 - November 1974
Butler, PA
Merle H Thompson
Oct 13, 1901 - Nov 20, 1993
Renfrew, PA
Harry Bupp
Sep 11, 1899 - May 1976
Harmony, PA
Victor F Krepinevich
Nov 10, 1916 - Sep 23, 2003
Lyndora, PA
Homer Redd
Aug 10, 1899 - Mar 27, 1989
Anton Plecity
Aug 30, 1909 - Oct 1, 1989
Isle of Palms, SC
John Nicklas
Aug 14, 1903 - October 1978
Evans City, PA
John Mergel
Nov 28, 1913 - January 1974
Butler, PA
Walter Martin
Aug 28, 1896 - November 1964
John M Miller
Dec 13, 1907 - Sep 23, 1991
Joseph Sloan
May 17, 1895 - February 1976
Butler, PA
John Lobaugh
Dec 31, 1903 - July 1970
Butler, PA
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