Frank Furukawa (1900 - 1975)

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Frank Furukawa
1900 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Frank Furukawa was born on August 4, 1900. He died in February 1975 at age 74. We know that Frank Furukawa had been residing in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho 83401.


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Frank Furukawa died in February 1975 at age 74. He was born on August 4, 1900. We are unaware of information about Frank's family or relationships. We know that Frank Furukawa had been residing in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho 83401.
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In 1900, in the year that Frank Furukawa was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1916, at the age of 16 years old, Frank was alive when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1922, at the age of 22 years old, Frank was alive when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1933, Frank was 33 years old when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1975, in the year of Frank Furukawa's passing, 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.

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Dec 6, 1923 - Dec 25, 2009
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Dec 1, 1924 - March 1965
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Jul 7, 1914 - Jul 8, 2000
Huntington Beach, CA
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Sep 7, 1921 - Feb 11, 2009
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Jun 25, 1922 - Apr 12, 2006
Alhambra, CA
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Apr 28, 1922 - Apr 2, 1992
Santa Maria, CA
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Mar 11, 1905 - Apr 20, 1990
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Nov 23, 1882 - March 1975
Salt Lake City, Utah
Alfred T Furukawa
Oct 2, 1924 - Oct 8, 1997
Niles, IL
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May 31, 1927 - Oct 1, 2010
Brea, California
Frances Akie Furukawa
Jul 3, 1927 - May 25, 2006
Yoshikazu Furukawa
Apr 21, 1914 - Jan 20, 1998
Monterey Park, CA
Shizuye Furukawa
Dec 3, 1922 - Jun 29, 2007
Bellevue, WA
Patricia Furukawa
Aug 15, 1951 - October 1971
Sunnyside, Washington

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