Granville Weisz (1919 - 1987)

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Kennewick, Benton County, Washington

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1919 - In the year that Granville Weisz was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1924 - He was merely 5 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1975 - At the age of 56 years old, Granville was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1981 - By the time he was 62 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1987 - In the year of Granville Weisz's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Granville Weisz passed away in April 1987 at 67 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Granville. He was born on July 14, 1919. We are unaware of information about Granville's family or relationships. We know that Granville Weisz had been residing in Kennewick, Benton County, Washington.

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