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Frank Polk (1902 - 1981)

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Frank Polk
1902 - 1981
Born
April 24, 1902
Death
March 1981
Last Known Residence
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska 68503
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Frank Polk of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska was born on April 24, 1902, and died at age 78 years old in March 1981.
Updated: November 9, 2011
Biography ID: 78004800

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Frank Polk passed away at age 78 years old in March 1981. Frank Polk of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska was born on April 24, 1902.

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Frank Polk lived 7 years longer than the average Polk family member when he died at the age of 78.
The average age of a Polk family member is 71.
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1902 - 1981 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Frank Polk was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1915, when he was only 13 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1952, by the time he was 50 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1970, when he was 68 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1981, in the year of Frank Polk's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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