Edwin R Dehnel (1913 - 2008)

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Biloxi National Cemetery
Section D Site 836,
P.o. Box 4968 - Pass Road, Biloxi, Ms

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Hammond, Tangipahoa County, Louisiana

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1913 - In the year that Edwin R Dehnel was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

1929 - He was 16 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1953 - He was 40 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1984 - When he was 71 years old, 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".

1996 - He was 83 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Edwin R Dehnel passed away on May 2, 2008 at age 94. There is no listed cause of death for Edwin. He was buried in Biloxi National Cemetery Section D Site 836, Biloxi, Ms. He was born on October 5, 1913. We have no information about Edwin's immediate family. We know that Edwin R Dehnel had been residing in Hammond, Tangipahoa County, Louisiana.

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