Edward R Downing (1921 - 1994)

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Edward R Downing
1921 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Edward R Downing was born on October 27, 1921. He died on November 1, 1994 at 73 years old. We know that Edward R Downing had been residing in Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53188.


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Edward R Downing died on November 1, 1994 at 73 years of age. He was born on October 27, 1921. There is no information about Edward's family. We know that Edward R Downing had been residing in Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53188.
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In 1921, in the year that Edward R Downing was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1934, by the time he was merely 13 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1947, by the time he was 26 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1970, Edward was 49 years old when 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.

In 1994, in the year of Edward R Downing's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Edward v Downing
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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
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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
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Edward Armitt Downing
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1862 - 1913
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Died: 1908
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James Downing
Nov 9, 1912 - November 1969
Mary J Downing
Jul 27, 1922 - Dec 22, 2003
Oceanside, CA
Myrtle Downing
Jul 15, 1905 - Nov 20, 1996
La Valle, WI
Alvin A Downing
Sep 9, 1939 - Aug 5, 2000
Ontario, WI
James Downing
Feb 25, 1920 - Apr 27, 1992
Barbara A Downing
Feb 17, 1946 - May 4, 2004
Danny Downing
Mar 17, 1950 - May 16, 2010
Robert C Downing
Jan 14, 1952 - Feb 4, 1988
Helen Downing
Jan 21, 1884 - May 1983
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Max D Downing
Apr 6, 1919 - Feb 16, 2008
Ontario, WI
Clyde M Downing
Dec 20, 1913 - Mar 15, 1991
Rose Downing
Jul 4, 1898 - November 1981
Madison, Wisconsin
Milda E Downing
Aug 21, 1927 - Sep 19, 2003
Tucson, AZ
Robert A Downing
Jan 6, 1929 - May 4, 2009
Chicago, IL
Ernest Downing
Nov 6, 1934 - Mar 31, 2007
Janesville, WI
J M Downing
Aug 13, 1937 - Jan 15, 1989
Larry A Downing
Oct 26, 1936 - Apr 14, 2008
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Richard Downing
Aug 12, 1945 - June 1978
Robert J Downing
Jan 12, 1950 - Dec 1, 1998
Hartland, WI
Maude Downing
Oct 4, 1883 - May 1977
Amberg, Wisconsin

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Mar 29, 1921 - Dec 17, 1995
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Oak Creek, WI
John W Haun
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Madison, WI
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Gaston, OR
Mary Ondrush
Oct 19, 1918 - May 6, 1993
La Verne, CA
Gertrude Groff
Mar 4, 1921 - Sep 13, 2005
Kenosha, WI
Madelon Zinnen
Apr 3, 1900 - March 1974
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Hazel M Taft
Sep 8, 1917 - October 1994
Elkhorn, WI
Byron Willison
Nov 25, 1910 - May 1986
Beloit, Wisconsin
John Olson
Oct 27, 1882 - October 1966
Clintonville, Wisconsin
Helen Barrett
Jul 6, 1894 - June 1987
El Paso, Illinois
Ida Dick
Mar 3, 1888 - May 1969
Racine, Wisconsin
Mary M Dunbar
Jun 4, 1913 - Dec 6, 2002
Roanoke, TX
Thomas Bemis
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
Walter Ward
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Helen Glamkowski
Jul 27, 1899 - February 1978
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Muriel Sonquist
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Florence Thompson
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