Edward Ryan (1921 - 1961)

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Edward Ryan
1921 - 1961
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Ryan was born on December 2, 1921. He died in August 1961 at 39 years old.

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Edward Ryan died in August 1961 at 39 years of age. He was born on December 2, 1921. There is no information about Edward's surviving family.
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In 1921, in the year that Edward Ryan was born, 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 1930, when he was merely 9 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1942, at the age of 21 years old, Edward was alive when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1957, at the age of 36 years old, Edward was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1961, in the year of Edward Ryan's passing, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

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Cornelius W Ryan
Oct 7, 1903 - Jan 23, 1991
Dorothy M Ryan
Aug 28, 1920 - Mar 15, 1988
West Chicago, IL
Jeanne A Ryan
Dec 4, 1918 - Jan 18, 1999
Beatrice R Ryan
Jul 22, 1909 - April 1995
Hillside, IL
Esther Ryan
Apr 1, 1899 - January 1985
Springfield, Illinois
Arthur Ryan
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Atlanta, Illinois
Jerry Ryan
Nov 14, 1925 - Nov 1, 1994
Council Bluffs, IA
Robert L Ryan
Apr 17, 1902 - Feb 27, 1995
Springfield, IL
Francis P Ryan
Nov 24, 1929 - Aug 21, 2007
Kalamazoo, MI
Patrick Ryan
Sep 6, 1893 - July 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Nola Ryan
Oct 10, 1897 - September 1980
Tehachapi, California
Anna Ryan
Oct 6, 1885 - May 1964
Illinois
William Ryan
May 18, 1928 - June 1972
Katherine Ryan
Mar 22, 1880 - Oct 15, 1966
Chicago, IL
John Ryan
Oct 23, 1884 - March 1963
Illinois
Nellie Ryan
Sep 1, 1887 - April 1975
Oak Park, Illinois
Elizabeth Ryan
Apr 24, 1879 - June 1971
Chicago, Illinois

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