Edwin R Garvey Sr (1914 - 1982)

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Edwin R Garvey
1914 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin R Garvey Sr was born on August 25, 1914. He died on June 5, 1982 at 67 years old. We know that Edwin R Garvey Sr had been residing in Whitestone, Queens County, New York.

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Edwin R Garvey Sr

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Calverton National Cemetery Section 5 Site 4949, 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York

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Whitestone, Queens County, New York

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 1ST SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Edwin R Garvey Sr died on June 5, 1982 at 67 years old. He was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 5 Site 4949, Calverton, New York. He was born on August 25, 1914. We are unaware of information about Edwin's family. We know that Edwin R Garvey Sr had been residing in Whitestone, Queens County, New York.
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1914 - 1982 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that Edwin R Garvey Sr was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1922, Edwin was merely 8 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1930, when he was 16 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1948, Edwin was 34 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1982, in the year of Edwin R Garvey Sr's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Dec 14, 1894 - December 1964
Chatham, NY
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Jul 27, 1926 - November 1986
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Aug 24, 1925 - Sep 10, 2004
Fulton, NY
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Dec 18, 1923 - Nov 4, 1994
Stuyvesant, NY
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Sep 18, 1904 - September 1974
Woodside, NY
Walter J Garvey
May 3, 1922 - Dec 15, 1990
New York, NY
Betty B Garvey
Mar 30, 1922 - Oct 21, 2009
New Rochelle, NY
Joseph Garvey
Sep 10, 1908 - Oct 2, 1995
Woodhaven, NY
Kevin Garvey
Jun 19, 1906 - June 1986
Brooklyn, NY
Martin J Garvey
Sep 11, 1950 - Aug 17, 1996
Yakima, WA
Mary Garvey
May 4, 1873 - Feb 15, 1969
Bronx, NY
Jerome Garvey
Nov 27, 1896 - December 1982
Brooklyn, NY
Michael Garvey
Oct 17, 1915 - December 1980
Bronx, NY
Arthur Garvey
Jul 31, 1891 - October 1975
Elmira, NY

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