Edwin Vanek (1905 - 1986)

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Edwin Vanek
1905 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin Vanek was born on September 10, 1905. He died in March 1986 at 80 years of age. We know that Edwin Vanek had been residing in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44022.


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Edwin Vanek passed away in March 1986 at age 80. He was born on September 10, 1905. There is no information about Edwin's immediate family. We know that Edwin Vanek had been residing in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44022.
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In 1905, in the year that Edwin Vanek was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1943, when he was 38 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1954, he was 49 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1962, Edwin was 57 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1986, in the year of Edwin Vanek's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Mickey N Vanek
Dec 3, 1914 - Mar 26, 1990
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May 5, 1896 - May 1986
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Jack R Vanek
Mar 8, 1918 - May 2, 1992
Bedford, OH
Theodore Vanek
Aug 30, 1902 - November 1973
Cleveland, Ohio
Frank Vanek
Apr 21, 1906 - Sep 24, 1996
Costa Mesa, CA
Tillie M Vanek
Nov 5, 1903 - Nov 10, 1996
Cleveland, OH
Joseph J Vanek
Jan 14, 1916 - Feb 12, 1994
Cleveland, OH
John Vanek
May 17, 1911 - October 1981
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Ethel M Vanek
Mar 17, 1907 - Mar 23, 2005
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Charles Vanek
Aug 27, 1899 - July 1968
Bellaire, Ohio
Frank Vanek
Sep 16, 1907 - June 1982
Cleveland, Ohio
Kathrine Vanek
Jul 10, 1913 - April 1982
Powhatan Point, Ohio
Joseph Vanek
Mar 12, 1934 - May 1968
Leona M Vanek
Jan 31, 1937 - Oct 27, 2003
Cleveland, OH
Tim Vanek
Aug 5, 1938 - January 1986
Stephen Vanek
Aug 24, 1907 - March 1984
Akron, Ohio
Linda Kaye Vanek
Apr 17, 1954 - Jun 5, 2010
Rock Creek, Ohio
Glenn R Vanek
May 18, 1926 - Jan 25, 2001
Sandusky, OH
Marianne Vanek
Aug 2, 1933 - Jan 13, 2000
Sheffield Lake, OH
Frank C Vanek
Jul 18, 1933 - May 17, 1996
Cleveland, OH

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