George S Koumaras

(1886 - 1989)

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George S Koumaras
1886 - 1989
Born
April 23, 1886
Death
December 7, 1989
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Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania 19603
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George S Koumaras was born on April 23, 1886. He died on December 7, 1989 at age 103. We know that George S Koumaras had been residing in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania 19603.
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George S Koumaras passed away on December 7, 1989 at age 103. He was born on April 23, 1886. We are unaware of information about George's family. We know that George S Koumaras had been residing in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania 19603.

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In 1886, in the year that George S Koumaras was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1891, at the age of only 5 years old, George was alive when on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1941, by the time he was 55 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, when he was 64 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1989, in the year of George S Koumaras's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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