Frederick Orr (1886 - 1972)

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Frederick Orr
1886 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Frederick Orr was born on September 18, 1886. He died in June 1972 at age 85. We know that Frederick Orr had been residing in Bronxville, Westchester County, New York 10708.

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Frederick Orr passed away in June 1972 at 85 years old. He was born on September 18, 1886. We have no information about Frederick's surviving family. We know that Frederick Orr had been residing in Bronxville, Westchester County, New York 10708.
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1886 - 1972 World Events

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In 1886, in the year that Frederick Orr was born, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1927, by the time he was 41 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1936, at the age of 50 years old, Frederick was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1948, by the time he was 62 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1972, in the year of Frederick Orr's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Jan 28, 1948 - Oct 15, 2010
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Oct 10, 1913 - Oct 10, 1997
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William Orr
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Elizabeth Orr
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Howard Orr
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