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Frank Polk (born 1923)

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Frank Polk
1923
Born
c. 1923
Last Known Residence
Jackson County, Mississippi United States
Summary
Frank Polk of Jackson County, Mississippi United States was born c. 1923. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Frank Polk.
Updated: September 24, 2013
Biography ID: 156095429

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Frank Polk
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Frank Polk
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Jackson County, Mississippi United States
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c. 1923
Birthday
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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Education

Grammar School

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Professions

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, And Tractor

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Military Service

Military serial#: 34958630 Enlisted: April 20, 1944 in Ft Benning Georgia Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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The average age of a Polk family member is 71.
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1923 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Frank Polk was born, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1945, on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

In 1958, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1962, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1999, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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