Edwin Brown (1941 - 1980)

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Edwin Brown
1941 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin Brown was born on November 4, 1941. He died in July 1980 at age 38.

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Edwin Brown passed away in July 1980 at 38 years of age. He was born on November 4, 1941. We have no information about Edwin's family or relationships.
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In 1941, in the year that Edwin Brown was born, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, he was only 9 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1969, he was 28 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1976, when he was 35 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1980, in the year of Edwin Brown's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Edwin Thomas Brown
around 1896 - Oct 25, 1914
Edwin Stanley Brown
Died: Oct 14, 1918
Edwin Samuel Brown
around 1887 - Apr 3, 1918
Edwin Ryland Brown
around 1921 - Apr 25, 1944
Edwin Robert Brown
around 1916 - Jun 13, 1944
Edwin Primrose Brown
around 1916 - Mar 23, 1942
Edwin John Brown
1880 - Nov 6, 1918
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Edwin John Brown
around 1882 - Apr 14, 1917
Edwin James Kenneth Brown
Died: Apr 8, 1940
Edwin Henry Brown
Died: Mar 27, 1918
Edwin Henry Brown
around 1854 - Oct 9, 1915
Edwin Hanlon Brown
around 1918 - May 5, 1943
Edwin Graham Brown
Died: Oct 6, 1916
Edwin Godwin Brown
Died: Mar 15, 1943
Edwin George Brown
around 1897 - Oct 8, 1918
Edwin George Brown
around 1921 - Apr 5, 1945
Edwin George Brown
Died: Mar 18, 1916
Edwin George Brown
around 1890 - Jun 4, 1915
Edwin Ernest George Brown
around 1900 - Jun 29, 1941

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Betty L Brown
Nov 13, 1942 - Apr 9, 2007
Yakima, WA
Kristine J Brown
Oct 31, 1917 - Mar 19, 2002
Ellensburg, WA
Judy A Brown
Nov 13, 1942 - Jan 26, 2006
Yakima, WA
Dennis Brown
Jun 4, 1941 - November 1961
Lianne Rae Brown
Jan 2, 1941 - Jun 14, 2011
Livingston, UT
E R Brown
Jul 20, 1944 - March 1990
Kenneth H Brown
Jun 10, 1942 - Jun 28, 2010
Sahuarita, AZ
Elsie B Brown
May 18, 1920 - Nov 14, 2009
Rathdrum, ID
Delbert Brown
Sep 27, 1902 - December 1971
Cashmere, Washington
Robert Eugene Brown Ii
Dec 24, 1943 - Jan 27, 2010
FL
Gordon J Brown
Mar 25, 1943 - Jun 29, 1996
Rosalind L Brown
Jul 27, 1942 - Mar 4, 2000
Emma Brown
Sep 9, 1919 - Mar 28, 1993
Seaside, OR
Stanely E Brown
Mar 12, 1947 - Oct 17, 2009
Cheney, WA
Jan Brown
Feb 3, 1945 - Nov 29, 2007
Floyd B Brown
Mar 18, 1944 - Oct 7, 2005
Seattle, WA
Carol J Brown
Dec 25, 1929 - Mar 16, 2007
Seattle, WA
Mercille Brown
Oct 15, 1945 - January 1975
Myrtle C Brown
Jun 10, 1898 - Nov 14, 1995
Lakewood, WA
Tommy Joe Brown
Feb 6, 1944 - Mar 1, 2010
Tacoma, Washington

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