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Francis A Rudolph (1922 - 2001)

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Francis A Rudolph
1922 - 2001
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May 30, 1922
Death
March 12, 2001
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Wapwallopen, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18660
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Francis A Rudolph was born on May 30, 1922. He died on March 12, 2001 at 78 years old. We know that Francis A Rudolph had been residing in Wapwallopen, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18660.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Francis A Rudolph passed away on March 12, 2001 at 78 years old. He was born on May 30, 1922. We have no information about Francis' family or relationships. We know that Francis A Rudolph had been residing in Wapwallopen, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18660.
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In 1922, in the year that Francis A Rudolph was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1943, he was 21 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1955, he was 33 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1973, Francis was 51 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1996, at the age of 74 years old, Francis was alive 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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