Edward Sommers (1923 - 1995)

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Edward Sommers
1923 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Sommers was born on April 4, 1923. He died on April 13, 1995 at 72 years of age. We know that Edward Sommers had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60634.

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Edward Sommers passed away on April 13, 1995 at 72 years of age. He was born on April 4, 1923. We have no information about Edward's immediate family. We know that Edward Sommers had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60634.
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1923 - 1995 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Edward Sommers was born, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1957, he was 34 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1978, when he was 55 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1984, at the age of 61 years old, Edward was alive when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1995, in the year of Edward Sommers's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Edward P Sommers
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
Edward C Sommers
Born: around 1927
Minnesota, United States
Edward Sommers
Born: around 1906
Ohio, United States
Edward J Sommers
Born: around 1916
Pennsylvania, United States
Edward H Sommers
Born: around 1923
New York, United States
Edward R Sommers
Born: around 1922
Minnesota, United States
Edward D Sommers
Apr 6, 1924 - Jun 23, 1980
Edward Sommers
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Edward Sommers
Born: around 1944
TX
Edward Sommers Iv
Born: around 1964
TX
Edward F Sommers
Feb 20, 1921 - Jan 15, 2000
Edward Sommers
Mar 3, 1911 - March 1987
Grapeview, Washington

Other Sommerses

Tom Sommers
Oct 8, 1933 - April 1986
Mary L Sommers
Apr 2, 1927 - Nov 22, 1997
Bethlehem, PA
Irving Sommers
Sep 21, 1897 - January 1970
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beulah Sommers
Jan 19, 1908 - August 1977
Jacksonville, Illinois
Larry Sommers
Feb 23, 1919 - December 1984
Saint Louis, Missouri
Anthony Sommers
Aug 28, 1892 - February 1968
Breese, Illinois
Sue Sommers
Oct 9, 1917 - September 1977
Emma Sommers
Mar 29, 1893 - May 1978
Wheaton, Illinois
Ruth M Sommers
Jul 22, 1927 - Apr 30, 2010
Elmhurst, IL
Rose Sommers
Feb 25, 1931 - December 1980
Joseph C Sommers
Nov 1, 1899 - Feb 15, 1974
Los Angeles, CA
Donald R Sommers
Jul 17, 1937 - Jan 29, 2007
Bethel, Ohio
Margaret Sommers
Jul 31, 1887 - March 1976
Chicago, Illinois
Lee Sommers
Jan 2, 1912 - November 1982
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Frank Sommers
Dec 16, 1910 - January 1980
Roselle, Illinois
Barbara L Sommers
May 20, 1922 - May 23, 1996
Kenosha, WI
Herbert Sommers
Nov 7, 1895 - April 1977
Jefferson City, Missouri
William Sommers
Oct 27, 1911 - January 1987
Grandville, Michigan
Anna Sommers
Mar 1, 1882 - July 1975
Springfield, Illinois
Albert Sommers
Sep 21, 1914 - October 1977
Springfield, Illinois

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Henry J Knight
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Brandon, FL
Raymond W Gosch
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Cary, IL
Alvin J Lampert
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Robert Collyer
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Willie Sturdy
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New York, New York
Joseph Jares
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John Lavere
May 20, 1923 - July 1975
Charles Pallack
Mar 17, 1895 - September 1967
Chicago, Illinois
Fannie Pallack
Mar 18, 1894 - January 1979
Chicago, Illinois
David Lesser
Mar 16, 1904 - May 1975
Chicago, Illinois
Edward H Mitchell
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Robert E Nelson
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