Edwin Deford (1875 - 1975)

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Edwin Deford
1875 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin Deford was born on September 13, 1875. He died in September 1975 at age 99. We know that Edwin Deford had been residing in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.


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Edwin Deford passed away in September 1975 at age 99. He was born on September 13, 1875. There is no information about Edwin's family. We know that Edwin Deford had been residing in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.
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In 1875, in the year that Edwin Deford was born, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1893, Edwin was 18 years old when on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1956, he was 81 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1967, by the time he was 92 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1975, in the year of Edwin Deford's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Dec 15, 1940 - Dec 21, 2001
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May 8, 1900 - July 1980
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Apr 13, 1920 - Dec 8, 2008
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William Edmond Deford
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