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Fred Ming Kee Chan (1922 - 2008)

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Fred Ming Kee Chan
1922 - 2008
Born
August 29, 1922
Death
November 27, 2008
Last Known Residence
Hercules, Contra Costa County, California 94547
Summary
Fred Ming Kee Chan of Hercules, Contra Costa County, California was born on August 29, 1922, and died at age 86 years old on November 27, 2008.
Updated: November 12, 2011
Biography ID: 90282857

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Fred Chan passed away at age 86 years old on November 27, 2008. Fred Ming Kee Chan of Hercules, Contra Costa County, California was born on August 29, 1922.

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Fred Ming Kee Chan lived 13 years longer than the average Chan family member when he died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Chan family member is 73.
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1922 - 2008 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Fred Ming Kee Chan was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1937, at the age of just 15 years old, Fred was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1954, at the age of 32 years old, Fred was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1986, by the time he was 64 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1994, he was 72 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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