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Forest Potter (1896 - 1970)

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Forest Potter
1896 - 1970
Born
February 23, 1896
Death
February 1970
Last Known Residence
Barberton, Summit County, Ohio 44203
Summary
Forest Potter of Barberton, Summit County, Ohio was born on February 23, 1896, and died at age 74 years old in February 1970.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 33107735

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Barberton, Summit County, Ohio 44203
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Forest Potter passed away at age 74 years old in February 1970. Forest Potter of Barberton, Summit County, Ohio was born on February 23, 1896.

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Forest Potter lived 2 years longer than the average Potter family member when he died at the age of 73.
The average age of a Potter family member is 71.
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1896 - 1970 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Forest Potter was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1917, at the age of 21 years old, Forest was alive when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1924, at the age of 28 years old, Forest was alive when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1949, at the age of 53 years old, Forest was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1970, in the year of Forest Potter's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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