Frank E Wait (1919 - 2000)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section K Row A Site 108,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Kent, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: TSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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1919 - In the year that Frank E Wait was born, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

1943 - He was 24 years old when 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.

1967 - At the age of 48 years old, Frank was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1975 - At the age of 56 years old, Frank was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1983 - Frank was 64 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Frank E Wait died on August 29, 2000 at 81 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Frank. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section K Row A Site 108, Kent, Wa. He was born on July 14, 1919. We are unaware of information about Frank's immediate family.

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