Francis Aloysius Sinclair (1908 - 1960)

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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section U Site 656,
P.o. Box 6237, San Diego, Ca

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: BTC

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Aloysius

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Mary Elizabeth Sinclair

Mary Elizabeth Sinclair

William & James Sinclair, Eddie Pollock

William & James Sinclair, Eddie Pollock

Kit Sinclair Howie

Kit Sinclair Howie

John Sinclair

John Sinclair

William Sinclair

William Sinclair

Agnes Sinclair

Agnes Sinclair

Jim VanDyke & Isabella Sinclair

Jim VanDyke & Isabella Sinclair

Mary and Audrey Cunningham, Canada

Mary and Audrey Cunningham, Canada

Andrew Ian Sinclair

Andrew Ian Sinclair

Robert Garnet Sinclair

Robert Garnet Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

Lashae Patricia Sinclair

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Lashae Patricia Sinclair Mary Elizabeth Sinclair William & James Sinclair, Eddie Pollock Kit Sinclair Howie

Timeline

1908 - In the year that Francis Aloysius Sinclair was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

1910 - He was only 2 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1945 - He was 37 years old when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

1949 - When he was 41 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1960 - In the year of Francis Aloysius Sinclair's passing, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

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Francis Aloysius Sinclair passed away on November 12, 1960 at age 52. There is no known cause of death for Francis. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section U Site 656, San Diego, Ca. He was born on January 14, 1908. There is no information about Francis's family.

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