George Fish (1897 - 1974)

George Fish
1897 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
George Fish was born on March 20, 1897. He died in May 1974 at 77 years old. We know that George Fish had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602.
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George Fish died in May 1974 at 77 years old. He was born on March 20, 1897. There is no information about George's family or relationships. We know that George Fish had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602.
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In 1897, in the year that George Fish was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1924, he was 27 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1933, at the age of 36 years old, George was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1944, he was 47 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1974, in the year of George Fish's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Other George Fishes

c. 1898 - May 9, 1915
c. 1889 - Jun 15, 1945
c. 1916 - May 10, 1942
1891 - Aug 1, 1916
c. 1917 - Oct 5, 1943
c. 1907 - Oct 4, 1944
c. 1895 - Jul 28, 1916
c. 1887 - Oct 10, 1917
Unknown - Oct 25, 1916
Unknown - Aug 15, 1917
Unknown - Aug 10, 1917
Unknown - Apr 14, 1918
c. 1872 - Jul 22, 1916
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1928 - Unknown
c. 1928 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1917 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown

Other Fish

Dec 2, 1912 - November 1985
Oct 29, 1908 - Jul 22, 1989
Aug 22, 1914 - Jan 3, 1992
Nov 4, 1905 - September 1984
Jan 13, 1911 - Dec 18, 1995
Oct 18, 1914 - December 1983
Dec 11, 1957 - June 1979
Jun 27, 1919 - June 1974
Aug 14, 1916 - Jan 2, 2010
Mar 13, 1924 - Aug 3, 2009
Oct 6, 1966 - April 1989
May 1, 1902 - September 1979
Jul 9, 1920 - Mar 7, 2011
May 26, 1906 - Dec 15, 1997
Jun 20, 1928 - May 13, 1995
Oct 19, 1904 - July 1977
Apr 21, 1910 - January 1984
Jul 4, 1910 - December 1981
Oct 17, 1892 - June 1978
Jan 5, 1902 - Jun 4, 2002

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Jan 27, 1895 - Sep 27, 1972
Aug 14, 1917 - Jul 22, 1997
Jan 12, 1909 - Jul 17, 2001
Feb 14, 1910 - Dec 5, 1992
Sep 23, 1901 - March 1979
Aug 14, 1913 - Feb 17, 1991
Mar 14, 1915 - Jun 9, 2008
Aug 16, 1905 - Feb 4, 1999
May 4, 1909 - Aug 17, 1993
Sep 14, 1907 - May 27, 1989
Nov 3, 1897 - Oct 30, 1981
Sep 5, 1909 - September 1986
Dec 11, 1911 - Oct 21, 1998
May 25, 1906 - May 1992
Jul 16, 1891 - April 1981
Jul 30, 1945 - Nov 23, 2008
Nov 29, 1892 - November 1976
Apr 6, 1907 - Dec 30, 1996
Aug 22, 1914 - Jan 12, 1993
Feb 5, 1903 - Feb 15, 1995
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