Franklyn J Kerr (1913 - 1993)

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Burial / Funeral

Florida National Cemetery
Section 501 Site 1600,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1913 - In the year that Franklyn J Kerr was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

1922 - He was only 9 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1971 - When he was 58 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1990 - He was 77 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

1993 - In the year of Franklyn J Kerr's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Franklyn J Kerr passed away on October 11, 1993 at 80 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Franklyn. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 501 Site 1600, Bushnell, Fl. He was born on February 11, 1913. We are unaware of information about Franklyn's immediate family. We know that Franklyn J Kerr had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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