Ernest Decourcy (1910 - 1965)

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Ernest Decourcy
1910 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Ernest Decourcy was born on March 14, 1910. He died in November 1965 at 55 years of age. We know that Ernest Decourcy had been residing in Washington.

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Ernest Decourcy passed away in November 1965 at 55 years of age. He was born on March 14, 1910. We have no information about Ernest's family or relationships. We know that Ernest Decourcy had been residing in Washington.
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In 1910, in the year that Ernest Decourcy was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1933, he was 23 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1944, he was 34 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1954, at the age of 44 years old, Ernest was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1965, in the year of Ernest Decourcy's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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Harold R Decourcy
Mar 11, 1928 - May 4, 2003
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Lonnie W Decourcy
Oct 20, 1926 - Jun 11, 2007
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Elizabeth Mary Decourcy
Dec 21, 1906 - Sep 3, 2004
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Daniel S. Decourcy
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Janet S. (Sifuentes) Decourcy
Born: around 1984
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Donald M. Decourcy Jr
Born: around 1943
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