Edward J Ewing (1920 - 2002)

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Edward J Ewing
1920 - 2002
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August 28, 1920
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December 13, 2002
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Bridgeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15017
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Edward J Ewing was born on August 28, 1920. He died on December 13, 2002 at 82 years old. We know that Edward J Ewing had been residing in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15017.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Edward J Ewing passed away on December 13, 2002 at age 82. He was born on August 28, 1920. We are unaware of information about Edward's family or relationships. We know that Edward J Ewing had been residing in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15017.

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In 1920, in the year that Edward J Ewing was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1933, by the time he was only 13 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1951, at the age of 31 years old, Edward was alive when 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.

In 1962, at the age of 42 years old, Edward was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1973, by the time he was 53 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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